Wikimedia Sverige

  1. Wikimedia Sweden loses case as court rules against free access to public art online

    The Swedish Patent and Market Court has issued a ruling against freedom of panorama in Sweden. We respectfully disagree with the Court, and urge those interested to support Wikimedia Sweden (Sverige) in their further efforts to strengthen freedom of panorama.... Read more

  2. “Wikipedia is a testament to what we can create together as a global community”: Sara Mörtsell

    Sara Mörtsell, Education Manager for Wikimedia Sverige, is working to help educators and learners in Sweden understand how free and open education can work for them.... Read more

  3. Open Badges for editor retention

    Open Badges are new digital credentials that can recognize an editor’s achievements on a variety of websites — not just on Wikipedia. They can be a powerful tool for engaging more contributors. During the Wikimedia Hackathon in Lyon, a few important steps were taken to make them a reality on projects powered by MediaWiki.... Read more

  4. A translation rally invites volunteers to localize technical messages for MediaWiki software

    Volunteers from around the world localized tens of thousands of technical messages for open source software, in a translation rally hosted by Wikimedia Sverige during nine days in May. This triggered a four-fold increase in activity on the translation platform Translatewiki.net.... Read more

  5. It’s time for some #tastydata

    You’re invited to join the Menu Challenge, starting May 8! We could use your help to add translations, photos and/or audio recordings to Wikidata — about ingredients and dishes to be served at the ‘Taste Stockholm’ food fair. This can show the endless possibilities of open data and crowdsourcing to thousands of visitors. Let’s get some #tastydata!... Read more

  6. Wikimedians in Brussels map out key issues about the European Union’s digital future

    The European Union is discussing important issues that can impact Wikimedia projects: net neutrality, data protection and copyright reform. Wikimedia Sweden has created an overview of relevant proposals and invites you to help prioritize them. ... Read more

  7. New badges recognize Swedish students and teachers who contribute to Wikipedia

    Open badges acknowledge the skills and contributions of students and teachers using Wikipedia, in a new education program led by Wikimedia Sverige. Editing Wikipedia counts as learning! (…)... Read more

  8. Weekly edit-a-thons help create new articles about women and literature in Sweden

    During 2014, Wikimedia Sverige organized a new series of regular edit-a-thons and workshops focused on the Gender gap issue. This is what we learned from one of these projects. (…)... Read more

  9. Interview: Former Swedish Member of Parliament now lobbies for Wikimedia Sverige in Brussels

    Swedish politician Karl Sigfrid discusses his lobbying work for digital rights and Wikimedia in the European Union. Sigfrid was a Member of Parliament (the Riksdag) in Sweden for the Moderate Party from 2006 to 2014. He now works as a volunteer for Wikimedia Sverige in Brussels […]... Read more

  10. Photos aside, how else does Wiki Loves Monuments deliver?

    For the past four years, Wikimedia Sverige has organized the photo contest Wiki Loves Monumentsin Sweden. Besides getting great photos to showcase Wikipedia and involving many new photographers, we have noticed another benefit from the contest that has received little attention.... Read more