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

From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

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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Discussing fake news and the NSA lawsuit at Yale

From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

As part of our ongoing affiliation and collaboration with Yale Law School, members of the Foundation’s legal team recently participated in two events focused on the issue of fake news and the Wikimedia v. NSA lawsuit.

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Victory at the Fourth Circuit: Court of Appeals allows Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA to proceed

From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

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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Wikimedia Foundation v. NSA update: appeal hearing scheduled

From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

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

From the archives Legal Wikimedia v. NSA

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

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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Wikimedia Highlights, February 2016

Communications Community From the archives Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia

Here are highlights from across the Wikimedia movement, as reported on this blog in February 2016: Recording romanticism and filling Wikimedia Commons with 19th century music; What’s TPP? The problematic partnership; #BlackLifeMatters edit-a-thon bolsters Wikipedia’s coverage of black history.

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