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a group of fantastic and active people who are working to update and publish information about IGF on the most important online primary resource : Wikipedia

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Latest Activity: May 9, 2014

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Demi Getschko, Wikipedia, Everton and TV 3 Replies

Started by Everton. Last reply by Everton Apr 14, 2009.

Up dating wikipedia IGF entry with Hyderabad data 2 Replies

Started by Fabio Marinho. Last reply by Rafik Dec 21, 2008.

Be ready before IGF 13 Replies

Started by Rafik. Last reply by Charity Gamboa-Embley Nov 25, 2008.

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Comment by Atty. Elias Laurente Espinoza on December 24, 2008 at 11:24am
Thank you Rafik. Merry Christmas to one and all!
Comment by Charity Gamboa-Embley on November 5, 2008 at 8:31am
Hi all. I made some proofreading corrections with new items like the Security Issues. I also have one question I posed on one line written under "Opening session" before the Security Issue. Kindly please read and let me know if my understanding was correct. All those corrections and questions were posed under "Discussion." I would like to know your opinion on the matter.

Also, may I suggest that if we add text to the wiki, we may somehow post it under "discussion," too? It would be great to know that there are new additions. I do not exactly follow the RSS feeds as I am still a bit ignorant about how that works exactly. This way, from the discussions, it would allow the contributing author to "sign" his/her contribution. It is good to know "who" wrote that piece.

Seiiti and Rafik, I hope I am not offending anyone by making the grammar corrections and rephrasing? I would gladly offer that service with a big smile and nothing more. If I were to do the corrections, it is within the purposes of grammar and appropriateness/structure of formal article-writing. It's force of habit, I guess, but I do apologize if I was being straight-forward in my initiative. Thanks!

Don't forget to share your opinions okay? ~winks~
Comment by Fabio Marinho on November 4, 2008 at 2:44pm
Hi folks, I've been working in the portuguese version.
Comment by Seiiti on November 3, 2008 at 7:36pm
Guys let me just point out the resource called ¨Discussion Forum¨just above the Comment Wall. While Comment Wall is used for generic comments that are more relevant in timeline, the Discussion can separate issues into specific threads that survive better along time and can engage action and debate. Hope you use it!

About copyright, well, in my personal view that is a small issue. Use of logos and trademarks if any shall be treated with more care.
Comment by Raquel Gatto on November 3, 2008 at 5:18pm
Thanks, Rafik! I have been discussing this issue with Everton and hope to get an answer soon...it's a good question (not easy too)...
Comment by Rafik on November 3, 2008 at 5:12pm
For copyright issues we need help for our experts like Seiiti, Carolina and Raquel
Comment by Everton on November 1, 2008 at 10:09pm
Comment by Everton on November 1, 2008 at 10:03pm
Question: do you have any idea about who owns the copyrights (if any) of IGFs websites (Secretariat and events')?

I noticed that Greek site (www.igfgreece2006.gr) has a copyright mark at the bottom of all pages. I realized that when I began to uploaded their logo at Wikipedia.

Isn't it controversial to have copyrighted material at a forum that discusses openness, freedom etc.?

I myself worked [hard] on the Brazilian version and we don't have any previous restrictions for usage here (I'll check it with our juridic dept.), though we don't have a Creative Commons licence at the website, :s.
Comment by Everton on October 28, 2008 at 3:30pm
(sorry for cross-posting)

Hi all,

I've just began to increase our participation and would like to ask for your support/feedback.

Firstly, I'll be creating important, but inexistent entries in Portuguese, such as WSIS, WGIG etc. You can all feel free to mail me and ask me to begin/translate a page. A good example can be found here, I've just created the entry for "Internet Governance": http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governan%C3%A7a_da_Internet. Obviously, there's much more to do there, like comparing it to other languages versions, maybe even creating a "Governança da Internet no Brasil" [Internet Governance in Brazil] page, but I believe it is essential to give a first step.

I would also like to know what do Portuguese speakers think about the IGF entry. My [personal (sic)] aim is to make it a candidate for the Wikipedia Featured Articles in Portuguese, so I'm counting on your feedback. Certainly we've got a lot of work ahead, but "we can work it out".

Last, but not least: while writing this mail, I was informed that Jimmy Wales is coming to Brazil in november [in Portuguese], and one of his objectives is to strengthen contacts with the whole Wikimedia community. I'm not sure if I'll be able to attend this event, but, if I get this chance, it would be a valuable opportunity to get in touch with other contributors, like article reviewers, illustrators etc.

Abraços!
Comment by Rafik on October 24, 2008 at 12:20pm
Hello Everybody,

Let'us enjoy using this social platform to manage our projects and share thoughts more easily and efficiently.
for example, for each team we can start a discussion where speakers of same language can discuss about their own issues.
we will also have discussions about wikipedia stuff and tips.
regards

Rafik
 

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