Last modified: 2006-04-27 17:05:08 UTC

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Bug 5688 - Untraceable block on meta
Untraceable block on meta
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-04-22 19:27 UTC by Nick Boalch
Modified: 2006-04-27 17:05 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Nick Boalch 2006-04-22 19:27:06 UTC
The IP address (, one of the proxy servers of the
University of Durham) is blocked from editing on meta, with the reason
'Auto-added for persistent vandalism; possible open proxy', and has been blocked
for at least 6 months.

The blocking admin is listed simply as '[[User:|]]' and the address does not
appear in the IP blocklist (see

(Filed here rather than in MediaWiki because it relates specifically to meta;
sorry if it should have gone under MediaWiki as a software issue.)
Comment 1 Nick Boalch 2006-04-22 19:28:24 UTC
Screenshot of block message:
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2006-04-22 19:57:32 UTC
That was me with a manual mass-block.
Comment 3 Nick Boalch 2006-04-26 18:42:57 UTC
Thanks, but the problem still exists as of 2006-04-26 19:40 BST.
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2006-04-27 17:05:08 UTC
I told you who and how. Your trace is done.

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