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Revisit list of owners of the GitHub wikimedia organization
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The GitHub wikimedia organization ( has 56 owners and 2 bots having owner role. The owner role grants full privileges to the whole organization such as deleting any repository, access to all private repositories, change billing etc.

Some owners are not employees nor contractors to the Wikimedia Foundation. Some are from external entities such as Wikimedia Deutschland. There is at least two volunteers (great) I believe both having NDA.

The purpose of this task is:

The complete list of account

Numbers from a previous audit: T264159: Revisit list of owners of the GitHub wikimedia organization

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hashar created this task.Sep 30 2020, 7:53 AM
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The topic came after a private conversion with @JoeWalsh regarding who has access to GitHub private repositories. Individual with the owner role have access to all private repositories and the list is rather large. Hence this task intending to shrink the list of owners.

hashar updated the task description. (Show Details)Sep 30 2020, 2:12 PM
Peachey88 moved this task from Backlog to config on the Wikimedia-GitHub board.Sun, Nov 22, 4:41 AM