Jim Buatti

  1. Freedom of expression includes the freedom to link

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    You have probably never worried that you could be sued for posting a hyperlink to a video or article. But under a ruling by Hungarian national courts, it could be possible. ... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA update: appeal hearing scheduled

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    The next hearing in our case against the United States National Security Agency and others over the U.S. government’s Upstream surveillance practices will take place on December 8, 2016, at the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.... Read more

  3. Wikimedia Foundation supports anonymous online speech in letter to California Supreme Court

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    The Wikimedia Foundation has filed a letter supporting anonymous online speech, asking the California Supreme Court to review a case about unmasking online commenters.... Read more

  4. Wikimedia Foundation files letter encouraging California Supreme Court review of key intermediary liability case

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    Hassell v. Bird could affect intermediary liability law and freedom of speech online. The Wikimedia Foundation has encouraged the California Supreme Court to review this important case.... Read more

  5. Wikimedia Foundation releases fifth transparency report

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    In our latest Transparency Report, the Wikimedia Foundation provides information about requests to alter or remove content or obtain nonpublic information about users. ... Read more

  6. Reply filed in Wikimedia v. NSA appeal

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    Updates on our lawsuit against the United States’ National Security Agency.... Read more

  7. Announcing a new informational resource on Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA and government surveillance

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    We have released a new landing page for Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA, and the government has filed their response to our opening appeal brief.... Read more

  8. Wikimedia Foundation details requests to alter or remove content in new Transparency Report

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    The latest Transparency Report covers the time period from July to December 2015, during which we received 220 alteration or takedown requests, none of which were granted. We also received 25 user data requests, only one of which was granted.... Read more

  9. Wikimedia v. NSA update: first hearing

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    On Friday, September 25, 2015, the first hearing in Wikimedia v. NSA took place in Alexandria, Virginia. Both sides presented oral arguments regarding the government’s motion to dismiss our lawsuit against Upstream mass surveillance.... Read more

  10. Wikimedia Foundation releases third transparency report

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    The Wikimedia Foundation has released its third transparency report covering five key data points: Content alteration and takedown requests; Copyright takedown requests; Right to be forgotten; Requests for user data; and voluntary disclosure... Read more