[Foundation-l] Planned change to default IP blocking behavior

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Wed Oct 18 08:19:11 UTC 2006

On 10/18/06, P. Birken <pbirken at gmail.com> wrote:
> We have made the experience that from most schools, there are never
> ever useful contributions. Hundreds of If the IP-block can be
> circumvented easily by creating accounts, this will only create more
> work on the vandalism front, see also
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kategorie%3AIP-Sperrung

As I understand it, the proposal is to default-check the first
checkbox (block anonymous users only). Account creation would continue
to be prevented by default.
Peace & Love,

Member, Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

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