Wikinews:Requests for CheckUser

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Suspected lock evasion

Suspected global lock evasion. Both accounts posting similar, homophobic slurs.[1], [2]

Michael.C.Wright (Talk/Published) 14:07, 16 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

They are both blocked here and globally locked. Pretty obvious, I don't see what I checkuser would tell us that the duck test wouldn't Me Da Wikipedian (talk) 20:54, 20 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
I'm hoping to get the IP behind the accounts blocked from creating new accounts. Otherwise we just continue to play whack-a-mole. Michael.C.Wright (Talk/Published) 13:38, 22 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]
Note: Global stewards have effectively verified these accounts and also Trade me away im the sore (talk · contribs · page moves · block user · block log) are all sock puppets.[3] It would be helpful to have local, long-term, range blocks in place. Locally we can tolerate longer and wider blocks than are typical at the global level. --Michael.C.Wright (Talk/Published) 17:06, 22 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Inconclusive from the Checkuser but obviously the same behaviour. Two ranges locally blocked for a year. All accounts on these ranges (including the two above) were blocked indefinitely by the abuse filter. [24Cr][talk] 20:13, 28 May 2024 (UTC)[reply]