I'm not going to repeat what's in the statement - it speaks for
itself. We'll pay very close attention indeed to the results of the
governance review, to make sure we are doing enough to safeguard the
reputation of not only ourselves as a charity but the Wikimedia movement as
In the meantime, as Jon has pointed out, we have a job to do and we have to
keep on doing it. We will still be submitting our FDC bid (as we would have
done, payment processing or no payment processing) and our work as an
organisation, which so many of you contribute to in so many ways, continues.
And on the point about 2013 - no-one has made any decisions about the 2013
or future fundraisers and this is not a "power grab" that will permanently
exclude us. I'm glad Jan-Bart is participating in this thread, and I think
his posts are very helpful, please take them in good faith.
Wikimedia UK Chair