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Hundreds of 'black Hat' English Wikipedia Accounts Blocked Following Investigation


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Black hat accounts, English Wikipedia

Hundreds of "black hat" accounts on English Wikipedia were found to be connected during the investigation. The usernames (green) and IP addresses (yellow) have been removed from the image.

Credit: James Alexander

After weeks of investigation, volunteer editors on English Wikipedia announced that they blocked 381 user accounts for "black hat" editing.

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