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Bug 13131 - correlate autoblocks (currently admin cannot see IF in fact the IP is autoblocked)
correlate autoblocks (currently admin cannot see IF in fact the IP is autoblo...
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User blocking (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2008-02-23 20:46 UTC by Carl Fürstenberg
Modified: 2014-06-23 20:44 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Carl Fürstenberg 2008-02-23 20:46:50 UTC
At the moment, it's impossible for an admin to correlate if an autoblock id is in fact affecting a said user/ip. I know there has been privacy problems, but some ways I think could be fixed to help this issue, as for the moment, unblocking an autoblock is a fully blind operation by an admin, the admin cannot see IF in fact the ip is autoblocked, and it's really difficult to lookup the autoblock in question.

Alternative 1 is a way to be possible to check IF an ip is autoblocked by a particular autoblockid ( auto_id(ip) == id );
Alternative 2 could be to make an translation table for autoblock ids where a blocking creates an hidden id; and a public id is visible but is only connected to the autoblocked ip, and not traceable to the original block.
Comment 1 Marcin Cieślak 2014-06-23 20:44:13 UTC
I wonder how this is related to bug 5445 which got fixed after long time.

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