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minfrin

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Wikipedia IPv6 block for he.net
« on: January 17, 2022, 08:04:53 AM »

I have just seen a blanket block by Wikipedia on the following he.net network:

Editing from 2001:470:1000:0:0:0:0:0/36 has been blocked (disabled) by ‪ST47‬ for the following reason(s):
The IP address that you are currently using has been blocked because it is believed to be a web host provider or colocation provider.

Wikipedia has been notified of the issue, but it looks like he.net needs to engage with wikipedia to make sure the network stays open.
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cholzhauer

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Re: Wikipedia IPv6 block for he.net
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2022, 02:13:54 PM »

I would let ipv6@he.net know
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tjeske

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Re: Wikipedia IPv6 block for he.net
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2022, 12:22:43 PM »

Yeah, I've run into this myself last year. I remember beginning of 2021 everything was fine. But now it's blocked and ST47 seems unwilling to change it. No idea what happened. Looks more like one admin going rogue.
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cshilton

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Re: Wikipedia IPv6 block for he.net
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2022, 11:55:36 AM »

Is ST47 a person? Also, does / did this edit ban apply to all editors or just anonymous ones?
« Last Edit: February 10, 2022, 11:58:21 AM by cshilton »
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