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Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report

Key Findings from the Legal teamEdit

To be filled in by the Legal team

Which were your team's most important research questions?
To what extent were these questions answered?
What additional analyses does your team need?
Which questions surprised your team?
How does your team you plan to use the data?
What survey questions would your team like to ask next time?

Legal team reportEdit

Across audiencesEdit

Question 168 (LA01)Edit

Have you heard about the Wikimedia public policy website policy.wikimedia.org?


Mean = 0.22

1 – No (78%)
2 – Yes (22%)
Seventy-eight percent of respondents have not heard of the Wikimedia public policy website.


Question 169.01 (LA04)Edit

To what extent are you familiar with the following policy areas related to the Wikimedia Movement? -- Access to Knowledge


Median = 4

2% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Not at all (11%)
2 – Slightly (14%)
3 – Moderately (19%)
4 – Mostly (35%)
5 – Completely (20%)
Fifty-five percent of participants indicated that they are mostly or completely familiar with the policy area access to knowledge.


Question 169.02 (LA04)Edit

To what extent are you familiar with the following policy areas related to the Wikimedia Movement? -- Copyright


Median = 4

2% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Not at all (6%)
2 – Slightly (13%)
3 – Moderately (21%)
4 – Mostly (38%)
5 – Completely (22%)
Sixty percent of participants indicated that they are mostly or completely familiar with the policy area copyright.


Question 169.03 (LA04)Edit

To what extent are you familiar with the following policy areas related to the Wikimedia Movement? -- Censorship


Median = 3

3% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Not at all (16%)
2 – Slightly (21%)
3 – Moderately (27%)
4 – Mostly (24%)
5 – Completely (12%)
Approximately equal numbers of respondents (37% and 36% respectively) indicated that they were not at all or slightly and mostly or completely familiar with the policy area censorship.


Question 169.04 (LA04)Edit

To what extent are you familiar with the following policy areas related to the Wikimedia Movement? -- Privacy


Median = 3

2% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Not at all (15%)
2 – Slightly (22%)
3 – Moderately (25%)
4 – Mostly (25%)
5 – Completely (12%)
Equal number of respondents (37%) indicated that they were not at all or slightly and mostly or completely familiar with the policy area privacy.


Question 169.05 (LA04)Edit

To what extent are you familiar with the following policy areas related to the Wikimedia Movement? -- Intermediary Liability


Median = 2

6% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Not at all (41%)
2 – Slightly (26%)
3 – Moderately (18%)
4 – Mostly (10%)
5 – Completely (5%)
Sixty-seven percent of participants indicated that they are not at all or slightly familiar with the policy area intermediary liability.


Question 170 (LA03)Edit

Which of the following areas of policy are most important for Wikimedia? (select all that apply)

Participants could select more than one option

1% did not select an option [?]


1 – Access to Knowledge (88%)
2 – Copyright (65%)
3 – Censorship (41%)
4 – Privacy (40%)
5 – Intermediary Liability (19%)
88% of survey participants think that access to knowledge is an important policy area, 65% think that copyright is important, 41% think that censorship is important, 40% think that privacy is important, and 19% think that intermediary liability is important.


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