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Re[2]: Getting Unblocked at Wikipedia

Hello nile,

Wrong.  I  was  blocked for at least three weeks since I was running a
server.  I  had  to  contact  Jimbo to get it undone, which happened a
couple  weeks  later.  If you run a tor server, you're permabanned, it


Wednesday, November 16, 2005, 4:33:28 PM, you wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 02:22:09PM -0800, Brian C wrote:
>> I was able to email Slashdot and can login there again, and I don't
>> presently contribute to the Gentoo Forums often enough to worry about
>> it. However, I am finding it impossible to correct the Wikipedia block,
>> because without a username the only way to contact an admin is to edit
>> their "talk" page, but I am forbidden from editing any page because of
>> the block. A vicious cycle.
> I was under the impression that Wikipedia, Gentoo Forums, /., et al
> grabbed the list of tor exit nodes every so often to use in their black
> lists; so once you're no longer an exit node and they refresh their
> black lists, you should be effectively unblocked. 

>> Does anyone have any experience with this such that they could direct me
>> to an actual email address of a Wikipedia admin who could remove the
>> block or otherwise advise me on how to proceed? Thanks.
>> Brian

> You could probably get unblocked through #wikipedia on irc.freenode.net.

Best regards,
 Arrakistor                            mailto:arrakistor@xxxxxxxxx