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The following request for comments is closed. No activity, never generated much attention since the issue is more about the local community. Also policy requirements were not met. --Mykola 02:30, 1 October 2022 (UTC)[reply]


Hi everybody. I am a member of the Vietnamese Wikipedia project. Today, I have just witnessed a horrible event, which made me extremely confused on vi.wiki. A member named Dong Minh wrote on his user page contents that seriously affects the reputation of the Wikimedia foundation in general and all the members at Vietnamese Wikipedia in particular. This action caused confusion and affected the safe operation of the project. Below is the dangerous text of Dong Minh (you can see diff version in here):

Lời nhắn cho các thành viên bị cấm chỉ vô hạn từ 2020 trở về trước

Các bạn cứ tag liên lạc với tôi từ tài khoản bị cấm trên dự án khác, tôi sẽ tìm hiểu để tin tưởng và hướng dẫn các bạn các cách vượt cấm dãy IP vô cùng đơn giản. Đây là món quà nho nhỏ giành cho Ngài Alphama. Đ Ô N G - M I N H nói với tôi 05:03, ngày 13 tháng 1 năm 2021 (UTC) Tôi sẽ hỗ trợ những thành phần bất hảo trên wiki hoạt động không còn hạn chế nữa. Đ Ô N G - M I N H nói với tôi 05:30, ngày 13 tháng 1 năm 2021 (UTC)


Messages for banned members indefinitely from 2020 or earlier

You can ping me by the account that is banned on another project, I will learn to trust and guide you how to bypass the IP range, which is very simple. This is a small gift for Sir Alphama. D O N G - M I N H tell me 05:03, January 13, 2021 (UTC) I will support wiki's rogue users to be no longer limited activity. D O N G - M I N H tell me 05:30, January 13, 2021 (UTC)

If what he said is true, which he knows how to bypass blocked IP ranges to sabotage or help someone sabotage Wikipedia, then this is a huge, dangerous problem that could affect the survival and development of my project. His action fell into situations of threatening disclosure of confidential information and It need to be stopped immediately. I expect the stewards to quickly intervene and contact the administrators of Vietnamese Wikipedia. Because I was worried that the matter might be delayed due to the great dedication to the project of the member mentioned above, so I decided to bring the issue here to find a suitable solution from the stewards. Thanks! Nguyenhai314 (talk) 14:10, 13 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]