Wikimedia Serbia statement on recent events around Italian Wikipedia
Wikimedia Serbia supports Italian Wikipedians in denouncing the proposed law in the Italian Senate known as the "Wiretapping Act" and its paragraph 29, which undermines the free speech standards of our civilization.
Wikimedia Serbia fully supports the protest of Italian Wikipedians and hopes that the decision of the Senate will be withdrawn.
Wikimedia Serbia calls on other Wikimedia chapters, as well as the Wikimedia Foundation, to make concrete steps towards pressuring the Italian Senate and government to withdraw this law, in coordination with Wikimedia Italy. These steps could include sending electronic and regular mail to Italian government institutions by members of Wikimedia chapters and other Wikimedians, as well as peaceful protests in front of Italian embassies all over the world.
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