Wikimedia Foundation joins amicus brief supporting challenge to U.S. immigration and travel restrictions

The recent United States executive order will cause disruption to the global mobility and cooperation that is crucial to the Wikimedia Foundation’s operations.

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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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Mailbag: Is Wikipedia related to WikiLeaks in any way? No.

Answering your questions about how Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation work with the facts behind the facts.

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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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In an attempt to modernize copyright laws, the European Commission forgets about users

The European Commission’s leaked plans for EU copyright reform show that their primary concern is rightsholder revenue, with the public’s interest in accessing and sharing knowledge taking a back seat.

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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.

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Save the safe harbors that power the open web

The Wikimedia Foundation advocates to the U.S. Copyright Office for the preservation of protections from copyright liability for intermediaries, and against turning intermediaries into copyright police.

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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 will continue to keep the community updated.

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