Wikipedia:Long-term abuse/Channel 6
|Original name(s)||Channel 6|
|Wikilifespan||July 2009 ~ January 2011|
|Known IPs||188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168,|
|Physical location||Unknown, user uses proxies|
|Instructions||Block and revert on sight. File a SPI report and log incident on this page.|
Comprehensive edits analysis
This user has been creating and recreating articles about one Sarey Savy, a non-notable teenaged singer from Cambodia. Despite the fact that this account and other subsequent socks have been blocked and the original title salted, Channel 6 has continued to post variations on the name since at least December 2008. User does not respond to concerns by other users; it is almost certain that this user is in fact the subject in question. He/she is almost certainly editing via proxies. One example is User:22.214.171.124 which resolves to the Czech Republic while another example, User:126.96.36.199 resolves to Tacoma, Washington.
Editing styles & patterns
MO is consistent from sockpuppet to sockpuppet. User creates pages on the same subject.
Usernames tend to be generic in nature.
This user is still active as of August 2010.
The following accounts have been associated with this user:
User:R&B and Pop
User:Food are good
Detection and response
The following procedures are in place to detect and respond to this vandal:
None, although there has been an entry on the title blacklist for some months preventing the creation of any articles with the artist's name in the title.
Sockpuppet category: Category:Wikipedia sockpuppets of Channel 6
Sockpuppet investigations: Archive
Abuse response case
This report will be forwarded to the abuse response project once there is recent activity and sufficient IP information.