[Wikimedia-l] PRISM

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 18:44:27 UTC 2013

I encourage everyone to join the StopWatching campaign, individually.

It also seems like the right thing for Wikimedia to stand for; our
projects are among the more prominent supporters of anonymous and
pseudonymous knowledge-work on the web.


On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 2:17 PM, Luis Villa <lvilla at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> [+ Advocacy Advisors]
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 9:08 AM, Liam Wyatt <liamwyatt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Perhaps we as individuals, or the WMF as an organisation, might also like
>> to sign up to Mozilla's campaign "stopwatching.us"?
>> Blogpost -
>> https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2013/06/11/stopwatching-us-mozilla-launches-massive-campaign-on-digital-surveillance/
>> Website - https://optin.stopwatching.us/
>> I note from the selected list of organisations that have already signed (of
>> whom several are our frequent allies) we would be in good company.
> Hi, Liam-
> Participating in StopWatching is definitely one of the options. For
> WMF to get involved in that way, there needs to be a consultation with
> the Advocacy Advisors list and (time permitting) an RFC. By following
> that process, we can be sure that the actions WMF takes are consistent
> with community's opinion on the topic.
> If you think WMF should be more involved, we (as always) invite and
> encourage you to start an RFC or discussion on Advocacy Advisors. We
> would pay close attention to those, and use them to help us guide our
> next steps. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to
> support, of course.
> (Our full internal policy is at
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_Community_Advocacy/Foundation_Policy_and_Political_Association_Guideline#Collaborative_Advocacy).
> Thanks-
> Luis
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