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LiWa3 'linkwatcher version 3' is a bot that parses all edits on the content wikipedias (about 800 of them) and scans for added external links. The added external links are stored in a database. The current version of the system has been running since early 2012, with about 8 years worth of database of link additions.

Links that have been added are reported to various channels on Freenode.

Bit of manual

  • Restart a reporter: LiWa3_# !quit!'
  • Kill the linkwatcher in total: LiWa3_# !quit