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Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA: Court rules for government on evidentiary issue

It has been some time since we last provided an update on Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA, our legal challenge to the United States National Security Agency’s “Upstream” mass surveillance practices. As you may recall, after we brought the suit in 2015, the government argued that the Foundation’s claims weren’t “plausible” because the NSA hadn’t admitted….

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Wikimedia releases ninth transparency report

The Wikimedia Foundation has supported free access to the sum of all knowledge for fifteen years. This longstanding vision would not be possible without the dedication of community members who contribute content to the Wikimedia projects. As a global platform for free knowledge, we are sometimes approached by governments and private parties with requests to….

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Wikimedia releases eighth transparency report

Our newly-released transparency report highlights the requests we received in the second half of 2017.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wikimedia Foundation files petition against decision to extend the ‘right to be forgotten’ globally

The Wikimedia Foundation has filed a petition with the French Supreme Court in support of access to knowledge.

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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.

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Reply filed in Wikimedia v. NSA appeal

Updates on our lawsuit against the United States' National Security Agency.

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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.