Wikimedia v. NSA

  1. Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA: Why we’re here and where we’re going

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s mission is to support the communities of readers and contributors who share and consume information on Wikipedia and the other free-knowledge projects. Privacy and anonymity are crucial to the free sharing of knowledge. Mass surveillance erodes our privacy and individualism, and undermines our expressive and associational freedoms. ... Read more

  2. Discussing fake news and the NSA lawsuit at Yale

    As part of our ongoing affiliation and collaboration with Yale Law School, members of the Foundation’s legal team recently participated in two events focused on the issue of fake news and the Wikimedia v. NSA lawsuit. ... Read more

  3. Victory at the Fourth Circuit: Court of Appeals allows Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA to proceed

    The decision marks an important victory for the privacy and free expression rights of Wikimedia users.... Read more

  4. Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA update: Hearing at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

    We will continue advocating for the privacy and expression rights of the Wikimedia communities, which enable users to freely create and share knowledge.... Read more

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

    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

  6. Reply filed in Wikimedia v. NSA appeal

    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

    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. Appeal filed in Wikimedia v. NSA

    Today, our attorneys at the ACLU filed the opening brief in our appeal of Wikimedia v. NSA, which challenges the National Security Agency’s “Upstream” mass surveillance practices. Our complaint was dismissed last fall on the grounds of standing, and the newly filed brief details the many reasons why we have the right to bring these claims. We expect the government’s response in March, and ... Read more

  9. Notice of appeal filed in Wikimedia v. NSA

    Today, on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation and our eight co-plaintiffs, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a notice of appeal in Wikimedia v. NSA.... Read more

  10. District court grants government’s motion to dismiss Wikimedia v. NSA, appeal expected

    Today, a federal district court granted the government’s motion to dismiss Wikimedia v. NSA, our lawsuit challenging the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) use of “Upstream” mass surveillance. ... Read more