[Wikimedia-l] Resolution: Media about living people

Sydney Poore sydney.poore at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 20:23:22 UTC 2013

Thank you, Maria for passing this on, and to the Board of Trustees for
adding wording to the resolution that more clearly conveys that WMF
projects are creating content and acting as a repository for a broad range
of media that have the potential to cause harm to living people.

Sydney Poore

On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 12:20 PM, María Sefidari <kewlshrink at yahoo.es>wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> We'd like to draw your attention to our recent amendment of the 2009
> Biographies of Living People resolution. We have amended that resolution to
> refer to both text and media when considering articles or images of living
> people:
> http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Media_about_living_people
> We believe this amendment serves to clarify our original intent with this
> resolution, which is to urge the Wikimedia community to act with care when
> working with all portrayals of living people.
> This amended resolution was passed at the November 2013 Board meeting.
> For the Board of Trustees,
> María
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