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Can you de-block the bot? I'm missing its updates to Wikidata:Database_reports/identical_birth_and_death_dates/1. There doesn't seem to be a consensus nor a clear indication why the approach chosen years ago should be changed, even if it may displease a globally banned user. --- Jura 14:36, 6 June 2020 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) You might want to ask Ymblanter. All Sotiale did was disabling autoblock on Toolforge IPs and probably don't know the real reason. — regards, Revi 14:59, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
  • @Ymblanter: --- Jura 16:20, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
    I am not sure what globally banned user you are talking about, but I see that there are several users in good standing who are unhappy with the edits, and the bot operator has not addressed their concerns. The whole thing is probably best taken to the project chat. If there is consensus that the bot was operating properly, I will be happy to unblock it.--Ymblanter (talk) 16:58, 6 June 2020 (UTC)
    @Ymblanter: "I see that there are several users in good standing who are unhappy with the edits, and the bot operator has not addressed their concerns" Links, please. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 14:14, 17 June 2020 (UTC)
    I blocked the bot following a complaint at AN by four users, none of whom was blocked.--Ymblanter (talk) 14:20, 17 June 2020 (UTC)
    @Ymblanter: That's not a link. The most recent mention of KrBot that I can find in the AN archives (there is nothing on the current page) is Wikidata:Administrators' noticeboard/Archive/2020/05#KrBot Is that what you mean? I also cannot find any post by you to the bot or bot-operator's talk page at the time of your block. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 14:50, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Uh... everyone, all I did was disable the autoblock, and there was no judgment about bot problem. This place may be suitable for discussion, but please continue to discuss it in other appropriate spaces. I am embarrassed because I keep getting emails. --Sotiale (talk) 15:34, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

KrBot acted on VIAF ID (P214) and GND ID (P227) deleting redirected and deleted IDs. The situation is intricated because there are three different discussions ongoing: Property talk:P214#Removal of redirected and deleted IDs (supporting the actions of KrBot), Property talk:P227#Removal of redirected IDs (mixed results), Wikidata:Requests for comment/Handling of stored IDs after they've been deleted or redirected in the external database (supporting deprecation of redirected and deleted IDs); I think that a consensus should be found on how KrBot should act (deleting or deprecating) before unblocking it. --Epìdosis 09:41, 20 June 2020 (UTC)

CU BlockEdit

Hey! I noticed that you didn't blocked any of the users from the last couple of CU request that you answered. Anything wrong /: Trade (talk) 10:52, 14 June 2020 (UTC)

No, if I didn't blocked them, it may be letting other admins review them, or it's simply forgotten. If these accounts are not blocked, you can request blocking on AN at any time! --Sotiale (talk) 14:47, 14 June 2020 (UTC)

Q96198861, Q96325380, Q96238980 Delete this spam pageEdit

Delete this spam page 2405:205:140B:E9E7:9D22:9B86:253C:885E

Edit filterEdit

I created Special:AbuseFilter/133. Currently just for monitoring. Bovlb (talk) 16:44, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

Oh, thanks, Bovlb. I will check from time to time. Please let me know if you see any suspicious users :D --Sotiale (talk) 08:28, 19 June 2020 (UTC)
I just blocked three IPs: (talk+ · tag · contribs · filter log · WHOIS · RBLs · proxy check · block user · block log · cross-wiki contribs · checkuser (log)), (talk+ · tag · contribs · filter log · WHOIS · RBLs · proxy check · block user · block log · cross-wiki contribs · checkuser (log)), (talk+ · tag · contribs · filter log · WHOIS · RBLs · proxy check · block user · block log · cross-wiki contribs · checkuser (log)). Bovlb (talk) 17:32, 22 June 2020 (UTC)
See discussion at Wikidata:Administrators'_noticeboard#Vandalism_from_47.60.32.0/21. Bovlb (talk) 16:47, 23 June 2020 (UTC)
Oh, yes, thanks for letting me know. I will check soon! --Sotiale (talk) 03:14, 24 June 2020 (UTC)

You might be interested in thisEdit

Something i have worked on in my free time--Trade (talk) 11:08, 21 August 2020 (UTC)

What do you think?--Trade (talk) 15:19, 30 September 2020 (UTC)
@Trade: Hi, Trade. I didn't see the content because the link didn't open.. :( --Sotiale (talk) 15:21, 30 September 2020 (UTC)
You need to replace the , in the url with a . Unfortunately, the domain is globally filtered. --Trade (talk) 15:27, 30 September 2020 (UTC)
Oh, now it's open. I didn't notice that . was converted to the string %2C on my web browser. It's a very interesting effort :D It makes it easy to see what kinds of multiple account users are doing what spam. Cool! --Sotiale (talk) 15:33, 30 September 2020 (UTC)
You can use the paste.it link to cross reference with User:MisterSynergy/sysop/entrepreneurs for improved efficiency (: --Trade (talk) 15:48, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

Question about archives of requests for checkuserEdit

Hello. I found archives of requests for checkuser of 2020th year only. Where are earlier archives of the previous years? Раммон (talk) 20:07, 31 August 2020 (UTC)

RfC was created by Sotiale in April 2020. Look at the history. @Раммон:--Trade (talk) 21:55, 31 August 2020 (UTC)
This is the first year that Wikidata has local checkusers. Previous requests can be found in meta's SRCU. --Sotiale (talk) 13:22, 3 September 2020 (UTC)

Could you take a look at these?Edit

  • Wikidata:Requests for checkuser/Case/Rasel Bont
  • Wikidata:Requests for checkuser/Case/Polabott
  • Wikidata:Requests for checkuser/Case/Hums4r
  • Wikidata:Requests for checkuser/Case/Joges Kumar
  • Wikidata:Requests for checkuser/Case/Gundecha1

I guess i'm a bit of disagreement with @1997kB:'s decline. Not sure how to proceed.--Trade (talk) 12:58, 27 January 2021 (UTC)

Hello, Trade. Stale accounts should go to AN, not a request for checkuser. I haven't looked at all of them, In general, cases rejected by 1997kB appear to be cases where checkuser cannot proceed. --Sotiale (talk) 13:18, 27 January 2021 (UTC)
Maybe remember i something wrong but when the account is stale don't we usually just block them based on behavioral evidence? As opposed to move the it to AN? --Trade (talk) 13:33, 27 January 2021 (UTC)
Since checkuser requests are primarily for checkuser processing, if you wanted their block, you should post it to AN. Checkusers are not obligated to block them in checkuser requests. Ofc, in general, there are many cases of direct block for convenience. --Sotiale (talk) 12:11, 28 January 2021 (UTC)
The main reason i posted these stale requests to CU was mainly to make it easier and convenient for others to keep track on and document the sockpuppet users habits and patterns. I'm not sure if you think that's a good idea. If it's because it clutters then i can move the requests to the archive after they have been declined. --Trade (talk) 22:21, 28 January 2021 (UTC)
Of course, since checkuser requests are currently choosing the case page method, there is a function you mentioned. However, cases that are not related to checkuser processing must be done separately. The idea you're talking about is fine, but I'm not sure where to properly implement it. Anyway, it's a good idea, but it should be viewed separately from the checkuser request page. --Sotiale (talk) 02:11, 30 January 2021 (UTC)

Share your IP Masking comments and suggestionsEdit

Hello Sotiale,

In line with global trends about user data collection and use, the Wikimedia Foundation will be masking IPs to protect user privacy but would also be building tools to ensure abuse mitigation on our wikis continue to function well in the absence of IP addresses. We would like to know, how will IP Masking impact you? Also which tools will you need to be able to effectively govern the projects in absence of IPs?

Kindly read more about the project and the tools we are currently working on, you can offer critique, you can also suggest your own. Please use the talk page for this.

Best regards,
Anti-Harassment Tools Team
STei (WMF) (talk) 12:17, 10 May 2021 (UTC)