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I am interested how law can help harness the power of good technological innovation to make the world better, cleaner, flatter, and fairer.
I'm an attorney for the Wikimedia Foundation, and I'm licensed to practice law in the state of California. I work on a wide variety of legal issues, ranging from contract drafting to policy review.
For legal ethical reasons I (as well as the rest of the legal team) can only represent the Wikimedia Foundation and cannot be the attorney for the community or chapters, though the legal team often provides strong support to the community in many ways consistent with the the Foundation goals. You can read more about our initiatives here and here.
Although I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, contributions under this account do not necessarily represent the actions or views of the Foundation unless expressly stated otherwise. For example, edits to articles or uploads of other media are done in my individual, personal capacity unless otherwise stated. The legal team can only represent the Wikimedia Foundation on legal matters, so we are unable to give legal advice to others, including community members, editors, or contributors. Communications with members of the legal team are not consultations and do not create any confidential relationship.
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