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This page aims to be a guide for people willing to help laquadrature but don't know how to proceed.
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<b>Your help is welcome!</b>
  
The first part of this page concerns immediate actions (recording a show on TV, ...), while the second part focuses on long term actions (communication, buzz, ...).
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There are various ways of taking part in the La Quadrature du Net's action, here are a few examples:
  
If you need any information, help, advice, don't hesitate to [[How_to_Help#Contact_us|contact us]].
 
  
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==Keep yourself informed==
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To be able to stay informed of our publications and future actions, you can subscribe to the following RSS feeds:
  
= '''<font color="red">URGENT</font>''' =
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*[http://www.laquadrature.net/en/rss.xml news]<br/>
''' HELP US [[Mobilisation_2days_to_save_am138_and_citizens_rights_in_Telecoms_Package|save amendment 138]]'''
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*[http://www.laquadrature.net/en/press-review/feed press review]<br/>
  
=Contact us=
 
  
* By mail : contact AT laquadrature POINT net.
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You can also subcribe to our  [http://laquadrature.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/actu newsletter].
* On IRC : #laquadrature@irc.freenode.net
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<em>Your email address will be used for nothing but sending messages related to our activity. It won't be shared to third-parties.</em>
* Via [https://laquadrature.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/discussion the Mailing-list]
 
  
Being on the IRC chan and/or subscribing to the mailing list is a good way to keep informed about laquadrature last news.
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==Talk about La Quadrature du Net around you==
  
= Immediate actions =
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You can participate by telling your friends, collegues, family about this website and by warning them about legislative projects on national, european and international levels.<br/>
List of actions, '''often urgent''', with a limited timeline.
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You can participate by sharing informations and documents found on this website, forums, blogs, well known or unknown medias. You may also use La Quadrature's [http://www.laquadrature.net/fr/logos-et-bannieres visuals] in your messages.
  
''No actions right now''
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==Warn decision makers and political representatives==
  
= Long term actions =
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You can contact Members of the national Parliament, and [[MEPs_by_country|Members of the european Parliament]] to share your concerns and ask them to act against Internet related law projects that endanger individual freedoms. You will find on the website and the wiki all the informations you may need to be informed and to contact your elected representatives.
== Translation / Proofreading ==
 
If you can translate pages in any language spoken within Europe, don't hesitate to contact us.
 
  
If you are fluent in English, please read the [[Main_Page|Last news from the main site]] listed in the main page and [[How_to_Help#Contact_us|Let us know]] any error spotted.
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==Show your support on the website==
  
You can also read and correct the most recent translations :  
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If non-governmental organizations are willing to show their [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/they-support-la-quadrature-du-net support to La Quadrature du Net], they can contact us at soutien @ laquadrature.net and provide us with a description of their structure (French / English), a logo (High Definition if possible), a contact address, and optionally a quote explaining the reasons of their support.
* [[HADOPI_Senat_traduction_petite-loi]]
 
* [[Story_of_Anti-3-Strikes_Amendments]]
 
* [[ It is crucial to save the net Neutrality!]] translation in progress, direct link to this work
 
  
== Buzz ==
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==Contribute==
  
Propagate the information over the web, spread articles, let your friends and family know what's happening (Please do not use spam).
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La Quadrature du Net often needs help to accomplish certain tasks and your know-how can be very precious.
  
Click the digg, delicio.us, etc.. buttons in any articles of the main site, so that they'll be more popular/read.
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===Tools===
  
== keep watching the wiki ==
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La Quadrature du Net has some tools to get these tasks done:
There are many ways to contribute :  
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*A [http://projets.lqdn.fr/ project management application] that gathers tasks in which erveryone can take part. Do not hesitate to [http://projets.lqdn.fr/account/register register]
* You can help us improve our tool [[Political_Memory]]. See the [[Help:Political_Memory|help page]]
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*The mailing list [http://laquadrature.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/discussion discussion@] to spread out calls to participate to La Quadrature du Net's actions such as calling Members of the European Parliament, spreading campaigning messages, etc. This list is also used to give suggestions and feedback of any kind, and to discuss about it. <em>Your email address will be used for nothing but sending messages related to our activity. It won't be shared to third-parties.</em>
* Correct mistakes, add judicious content.
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*The [https://quadpad.lqdn.fr quadpad] that allows live document editing by various people at the same time
* Watch the [[Special:Recentchanges|recent changes]] and watch important pages (use the watch tab above the current page)
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*[How_to_IRC IRC] chat rooms that you can join to ask about tasks that must be done or simply to discuss with us
* Add categories to pages and add links between pages.
 
* Help creating the [[Special:Wantedpages|most requested pages]]
 
  
=== Templatisation of the Petition list ===
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<strong>Do not hesitate to use these tools, that's what they are here for.</strong>
  
I've created templates to implement the petition check list. See [[User:Niczar/TestTmpl]]. I scripted a few updates on the "A" list but some of it left some quirks around, such as extraneous ']'; if you have the time, feel free to clean that up, and also double check my edits. Thanks. [[User:Niczar|Niczar]] 23:01, 22 April 2009 (UTC)
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===Contribute to the wiki===
  
== Graphical elements creation ==
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You can contribute to [[Accueil|this wiki]] by complementing it, adding consistent content, correcting spelling and grammar mistakes.
  
If you have any graphics skills, let us know. We especially are looking for buttons, banners, etc.
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===Edit the press review===
  
== Creation of promotional multimedia content ==
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You can integrate the PR team and update the Press Review. Go to <a href="http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/Revue_de_presse">this page</a> to get more informations about the working process and the edition of the press review. If you're willing to join the PR team, come on the <a href="http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/IRC">IRC</a> #lqdn-rp chatroom where you'll receive a cheerful welcome.
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===Translate===
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Most of the press releases published on the website need to be translated, the sooner after the publication, the better. The announcements for translations are made via our [https://laquadrature.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/trad translation mailing list]. Do not hesitate to subscribe.<br/>
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You can also take part in the [http://projets.lqdn.fr/projects/traduction less urgent but nonetheless essential translations]
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If your language skills allow you to translate without using an auto-translation software then your know-how will be highly appreciated.
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===Audiovisual===
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La Quadrature du Net would like to keep trace of its spokespersons' interventions and of the broadcasts that deal with its issues. To do so, we need people to record these shows and broadcast them via the [http://mediakit.laquadrature.net/ mediakit]. For more information, please read our [[Tutoriel_Enregistrement|tutoriel enregistrement]] (in French).
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===Graphics===
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If you have graphics skills, your help is welcome. Banners, buttons, promotional multimedia elements and short ads are particularly sought-after.
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Do not hesitate to [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/contact-us contact us].
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<h2>Contact</h2>
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We tried to make an as detailled as possible list of the ways that you can contribute to La Quadrature du Net's actions. If you still have questions, do not hesitate to ask them to Meriem via email (meriem @ laquadrature.net) or on [[How_to_IRC|IRC]].
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For more general questions, or questions related to La Quadrature's issues, please use our [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/contact-us contact form].
  
== Stay informed ==
 
  
[[How_to_Help#Contact_us|Stay informed]] about laquadrature latest news.
 
 
[[Category:Resources]]
 
[[Category:Resources]]

Revision as of 13:18, 26 November 2010

{{#icon:FR.png|Comment aider||Comment_aider}} French version

Your help is welcome!

There are various ways of taking part in the La Quadrature du Net's action, here are a few examples:


Keep yourself informed

To be able to stay informed of our publications and future actions, you can subscribe to the following RSS feeds:


You can also subcribe to our newsletter. Your email address will be used for nothing but sending messages related to our activity. It won't be shared to third-parties.

Talk about La Quadrature du Net around you

You can participate by telling your friends, collegues, family about this website and by warning them about legislative projects on national, european and international levels.
You can participate by sharing informations and documents found on this website, forums, blogs, well known or unknown medias. You may also use La Quadrature's visuals in your messages.

Warn decision makers and political representatives

You can contact Members of the national Parliament, and Members of the european Parliament to share your concerns and ask them to act against Internet related law projects that endanger individual freedoms. You will find on the website and the wiki all the informations you may need to be informed and to contact your elected representatives.

Show your support on the website

If non-governmental organizations are willing to show their support to La Quadrature du Net, they can contact us at soutien @ laquadrature.net and provide us with a description of their structure (French / English), a logo (High Definition if possible), a contact address, and optionally a quote explaining the reasons of their support.

Contribute

La Quadrature du Net often needs help to accomplish certain tasks and your know-how can be very precious.

Tools

La Quadrature du Net has some tools to get these tasks done:

  • A project management application that gathers tasks in which erveryone can take part. Do not hesitate to register
  • The mailing list discussion@ to spread out calls to participate to La Quadrature du Net's actions such as calling Members of the European Parliament, spreading campaigning messages, etc. This list is also used to give suggestions and feedback of any kind, and to discuss about it. Your email address will be used for nothing but sending messages related to our activity. It won't be shared to third-parties.
  • The quadpad that allows live document editing by various people at the same time
  • [How_to_IRC IRC] chat rooms that you can join to ask about tasks that must be done or simply to discuss with us

Do not hesitate to use these tools, that's what they are here for.

Contribute to the wiki

You can contribute to this wiki by complementing it, adding consistent content, correcting spelling and grammar mistakes.

Edit the press review

You can integrate the PR team and update the Press Review. Go to <a href="http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/Revue_de_presse">this page</a> to get more informations about the working process and the edition of the press review. If you're willing to join the PR team, come on the <a href="http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/IRC">IRC</a> #lqdn-rp chatroom where you'll receive a cheerful welcome.

Translate

Most of the press releases published on the website need to be translated, the sooner after the publication, the better. The announcements for translations are made via our translation mailing list. Do not hesitate to subscribe.
You can also take part in the less urgent but nonetheless essential translations

If your language skills allow you to translate without using an auto-translation software then your know-how will be highly appreciated.

Audiovisual

La Quadrature du Net would like to keep trace of its spokespersons' interventions and of the broadcasts that deal with its issues. To do so, we need people to record these shows and broadcast them via the mediakit. For more information, please read our tutoriel enregistrement (in French).

Graphics

If you have graphics skills, your help is welcome. Banners, buttons, promotional multimedia elements and short ads are particularly sought-after. Do not hesitate to contact us.

Contact

We tried to make an as detailled as possible list of the ways that you can contribute to La Quadrature du Net's actions. If you still have questions, do not hesitate to ask them to Meriem via email (meriem @ laquadrature.net) or on IRC.

For more general questions, or questions related to La Quadrature's issues, please use our contact form.