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Licensing policy is introduced
The Wikimedia Foundation board has now passed its resolution on the media licensing policy. This policy is intended to reflect the principles in the message posted earlier at mailing list and to make the guidelines for acceptable media licenses clearer across all projects.(27 March 2007)


Wikimania 2007 registration is now open
Registration for Wikimania 2007, the third International Wikimedia Conference, is now open. The conference, which will be held in Taipei from August 3-5, is now calling for participation, and scholarships for a limited number of Wikimedia editors are available. Please visit wikimania2007.wikimedia.org for further information. (24 March 2007)


Wikimedia Advisory Board welcomes two new members
The Wikimedia Foundation welcomes two new members to its Advisory Board. The addition of Teemu Leinonen and Debbie Garside brings the number of people in the Advisory Board up to 20 members. Full biographies can be found at Advisory Board. (24 March 2007)


Cary Bass Hired as Volunteer Coordinator
The Wikimedia Foundation has hired Cary Bass as Volunteer Coordinator. Bass is a long time community member, having worked extensively as an OTRS email response team member, as well as on numerous community projects. We welcome Bass, whose skills and experience will be a great asset to the Wikimedia Foundation. He will be working out of the St. Petersburg, FL office. (19 March 2007)