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

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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

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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

From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

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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Announcing a new informational resource on Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA and government surveillance

From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

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

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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.

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Securing access to Wikimedia sites with HTTPS

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The Wikimedia Foundation is happy to announce that we are implementing HTTPS to encrypt all traffic on Wikimedia sites. With this change, nearly half a billion monthly visitors on Wikipedia and its sister projects will be able to share in the world’s knowledge more securely.

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Wikimedia v. NSA: Wikimedia Foundation files suit against NSA to challenge upstream mass surveillance

Foundation From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

Today, the Wikimedia Foundation is filing suit against the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) of the United States. The lawsuit challenges the NSA’s mass surveillance program. (..)

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