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I’ve lived in the UK for 9 years but the government wants to deport me

By Ally Crockford, former Wikipedian in Residence at the National Library of Scotland I have lived in the UK for what will be 9 years in September. I studied for 5 of those years and worked for four. I completed a PhD, organised international conferences, published papers, spoke across the UK and internationally, and taught… read more »

Debating the “Right to be Forgotten”

On 23rd October Wikimedia UK board member Alastair McCapra took part in a debate at the Cambridge Union about the right to be forgotten. The panel debated a motion that supported the right to be forgotten (RTBF). Alastair spoke against the motion, which was narrowly defeated. The RTBF is a complicated issue and arguments both… read more »

Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU publishes copyright reform paper

The Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU (FKAGEU), of which Wikimedia UK is a member, has this week published a paper on copyright reform across the European Union. This is in response to the Report on the responses to the Public Consultation on the Review of the EU Copyright Rules and the draft white paper on a… read more »

A model for digital democracy

This post was written by Stevie Benton, Wikimedia UK’s head of external relations, was originally published on the Demos blog here A sense that all citizens of a state have a stake, and a say, in the process of government is in some ways crucial to our sense of identity as citizens. It is something… read more »

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