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From the archives 5, 10, and 15 years ago
2022-08-31
The Signpost looks back on The Signpost: New reports, conceived in a spirit of collaboration, and dedicated to the proposition of information and, uh, more information for all.
Serendipity Those thieving image farms
2022-05-29
Stopping them from taking your photos from Commons.
News from the WMF The EU Digital Services Act: What’s the Deal with the Deal?
2022-05-29
New regulations governing online censorship
News from the WMF How Smart is the SMART Copyright Act?
2022-04-24
The deceptively simple Strengthening Measures to Advance Rights Technologies Copyright Act of 2022.
News and notes A future with a for-profit subsidiary?
2021-03-28
Or becoming more business-like?
Special report Wikipedia and the End of Open Collaboration?
2020-08-02
Comparing Wikipedia to similar projects.
News from the WMF The WMF's take on the EU Copyright Directive
2019-03-31
The WMF's take on the new EU Copyright Directive: The Wikimedia Foundation reacts to the passing of the new EU Copyright Directive.
News and notes Blackouts fail to stop EU Copyright Directive
2019-03-31
Eight Wikipedias blacked out their pages trying to stop major copyright law changes.
News and notes Front-page issues for the community
2019-02-28
Encyclopedias for Deletion; Corinne; scholarships; partial blocks; and administrators headcount.
Blog News from the WMF
2018-12-24
In and around the WMF and its projects from the WMF's web site
News and notes Departments reorganized at Wikimedia Foundation, and a month without new RfAs (so far)
2017-06-23
While the English Wikipedia community produces no new requests for adminhood in June, the Wikimedia Foundation makes changes to the Product and Technology departments.
In the media Kalanick's nipples; Episode #138 of Drama on the Hill
2017-06-23
The anatomy of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's chest area has been the talk of the month. But so have high-profile edits, hacked articles, and one particular newborn growing up.
Blog Wikimedia Foundation removes The Diary of Anne Frank due to copyright law requirements
2016-02-10
An unfortunate overreach.
Special report Wikipedia community celebrates Public Domain Day 2016
2016-01-13
WE LOVE PUBLIC DOMAIN DAY!
Recent research Military history, cricket, and Australia targeted in Wikipedia articles' popularity vs. quality; how copyright damages economy
2015-04-29
Reader demand for some topics (e.g. LGBT topics or pages about countries) is poorly satisfied, whereas there is over-abundance of quality on topics of comparatively little interest, such as military history.
Dispatches Let's get serious about plagiarism
2014-10-01
This article was first published in the Signpost in 2009. Written by several long-standing editors, including the late Adrianne Wadewitz, the article was subjected to extensive commentary and ultimately influenced the English Wikipedia's plagiarism guideline. With recent debates about close paraphrasing vis-à-vis plagiarism, we feel that this dispatch retains its relevance and deserves a second airing.
In the media Monkey selfie, net neutrality, and hoaxes
2014-08-13
The Observer reported (August 2) that Google would "restrict search terms to a link to a Wikipedia article, in the first request under Europe's controversial new 'right to be forgotten' legislation to affect the 110m-page encyclopaedia."
Op-ed Five things a Wikipedian in Residence can do
2014-04-23
Hey you—yeah you, the Wikipedian! Do you want to help a museum, a library, a university, or other organization explore ways to engage with Wikipedia? Great—you should offer your expertise as a Wikipedian in residence!
Op-ed Licensed for reuse? Citing open-access sources in Wikipedia articles
2014-01-15
It is heavily ironic that two decades after the World Wide Web was started — largely to make it easier to share scholarly research — most of our past and present research publications are still hidden behind paywalls for private profit. The bitter twist is that the vast majority of this research is publicly funded, to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars worldwide each year.
Investigative report Ship ahoy! New travel site finally afloat
2013-01-14
After six years without creating a new class of content projects, the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) has finally expanded into a new area — travel.
Recent research Conflict dynamics, collaboration and emotions; digitization vs. copyright; WikiProject field notes; quality of medical articles; role of readers; best wiki paper award
2012-07-30
From the modeling of social dynamics in a collaborative environment to why the number of Wikipedia readers rises while the number of editors doesn't.
Op-ed A call for editorial input in developing new Creative Commons licensing
2012-06-25
Discussion report Discussion on copyrighted files from non-US relation states
2012-02-20
Opinion essay The copyright crisis, and why we should care
2011-09-05
In the news Open access clash with copyright; rising reader satisfaction; the wiki-correlates of geopolitical instability; brief news
2011-07-25
News and notes More research on newbie editors; Baidu plagiarism; bin Laden coverage; brief news
2011-05-09
News and notes 1 April activities; RIAA takedown notice; brief news
2011-04-04
News and notes NPG copyright irony; Citizendium's finances; Credo accounts donated; brief news
2011-03-21
News and notes Foundation report; gender statistics; DMCA takedowns; brief news
2011-02-14
Technology report File licensing metadata; Multimedia Usability project; brief news
2011-01-24
WikiProject report Talking copyright with WikiProject Copyright Cleanup
2010-12-06
News and notes Page-edit stats, French National Library partnership, Mass page blanking, Jimbo on Pending changes
2010-09-13
Photography Making money with free photos
2010-05-31
Discussion report Discussion Report
2010-02-08
In the news IOC objects to Creative Commons license, Wikipedia at Yale, and more
2009-10-12
Copyright dispute Further developments in copyright dispute
2009-07-20
News and notes WMF Elections, Annual Financial Plan, Google Image Search, and more
2009-07-13
Copyright threat UK public gallery threatens Wikimedian
2009-07-13
News and notes Commons grant, license change, new chapters, usability and more
2009-07-06
News and notes License update, Google Translate, GLAM conference, Paid editing
2009-06-15
License update results Licensing vote results announced, resolution passed
2009-05-25
License vote Licensing vote begins
2009-04-13
Dispatches Let's get serious about plagiarism
2009-04-13
License update Community weighs license update
2009-03-30
News and notes Flaggedrevs, copyright project, fundraising reports, and more
2009-03-23
News and notes License update, Commons cartoons, films milestone, and more
2009-03-16
News and notes News and notes: Elections, licensing update, and more
2009-02-08
Dispatches Dispatches: Reviewing featured picture candidates
2009-01-24
GFDL 1.3 GFDL 1.3 released, will allow Wikimedia migration to Creative Commons license
2008-11-17
Dispatches Dispatches: Reviewing non-free images
2008-09-22
Dispatches Dispatches: Reviewing free images
2008-08-11
Copyright claim Foundation receives copyright claim from church
2008-05-12
Citizendium 2 Update on Citizendium
2008-05-12
Tutorial Tutorial: Summary of policies
2008-03-13
Dispatches Dispatches: Vintage image restoration
2008-03-13
News and notes News and notes: Freely-licensed music, milestones
2008-01-21
License compatibility Possible license migration sparks debate
2007-12-03
License changes License edits under consideration to accommodate Wikipedia
2007-10-15
In the news Wikipedia in the news
2007-08-13
CC 3.0 CC 3.0 licenses accepted on Commons
2007-08-13
Dutch government Dutch government provides freely licensed photos
2007-06-04
Fair use Debate over non-free images heats up
2007-05-07
Media licensing Board recapitulates licensing policy principles
2007-02-12
Promotional photos Effort to modify fair use policy aborted
2007-01-02
Copyright $100 million copyright fund stems discussion
2006-10-16
Interwiki report Report from the Spanish Wikipedia
2006-08-28
News and notes News and notes: Blocking changes, single login
2006-07-17
Fair use images Quicker deletion of non-compliant images proposed
2006-06-26
Answers tool Answers.com relationship scrutinized again upon release of tool
2006-04-17
News and notes News and notes: Wikipedian passes away, milestones
2006-03-06
DDR copyright Large-scale copyright infringement found on German Wikipedia
2005-12-05
News and notes News and Notes: Jimbo on C-SPAN, milestones
2005-09-26
File upload selector New licensing selector for file uploads
2005-09-12
Features and admins Featured status removal still being discussed as license policy hits images
2005-06-20
Noncommercial images Ban on images with restrictive licenses announced
2005-05-23
Image uploading New software for finding and uploading images
2005-05-16
In the news Press coverage this week
2005-05-09
Commons donation 10,000 art images donated to Wikimedia Commons
2005-05-02
Encarta editing Microsoft Encarta announces new editing facilities
2005-04-11
CC-Wiki license Creative Commons unveils new license for wikis
2005-03-21



       

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