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This is a report about a paid spammer.

CUs performed[edit]

By accounts[edit]

Likely stale (handled)[edit]

All accounts below are stale for CU on enwiki (and thus most likely are on Commons).

Likely current for CU on enwiki[edit]

On the report from the 19th, only 4 confirmed by Elockid on IRC:



Commons CU turned up: Done all blocked on enwiki, no other wiki edits

More stuff from July 27:

November 2013[edit]

More stuff from November [1]:


  • Commons needs another run-through to block accounts.
  • Bencmq (zhwiki), Trijnstel (nlwiki), Bsadowski1 (simplewiki) notified July 27.
  • nlwiki: nothing useful. --Rschen7754 22:51, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
    • Not exactly, Carly Jepsen (talk • contribs • block • xwiki-contribs • xwiki-date (alt) • CA • ST • lwcheckuser) may be useful, eventually created w:nl:Agnes Monica, I am told - also note constant re-creation [2]. Also look at w:nl:Oky Susanti. --Rschen7754 22:58, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
      • Not entirely sure on this one, some articles on films created. --Rschen7754 23:14, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
        • ht:Espesyal:Kontribisyon/Carly_Jepsen seems useless. Based on my knowledge of French and a tiny bit of Haitian Creole, "Anggun se paske ou" means "Anggun is because you". But I might be wrong, and it was most likely in good faith anyway. PiRSquared17 (talk) 23:40, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
          • Special:Centralauth/Alexia Nelson and Special:Centralauth/Carly Jepsen both spammed shitty articles cw. "Anggun" is apparently a singer. --MF-W 02:01, 28 July 2013 (UTC)
            • I realized that as I walked out the door. :/ At first I thought it was someone genuinely interested in Indonesian film and thus not a paid editor... but now... I wonder. --Rschen7754 05:49, 28 July 2013 (UTC)
              • Also note [redacted]. Seems that the enwiki Agnes Monica has existed for years, but obviously the other ones probably have not.--Rschen7754 06:06, 28 July 2013 (UTC)
                • What an awful site there. Though if they really have translators for all 270+ Wikipedia languages, they still would be great (to some extent) :P --MF-W 17:13, 28 July 2013 (UTC)
                  • I find it hard to imagine a bunch of native speakers of 270 languages sitting around editing Wikipedia for pay. But, if that is real, they should be using that über power for good, not "evil". :P Actually, maybe not, since many of their translations are really crappy. My guess is that they just look at existing articles. Why would PR firm do "translations" into OE? Does ang:Special:Permalink/172944 even count as a translation? It's obviously not a linguist or a fluent speaker... see [3] ;) PiRSquared17 (talk) 17:27, 28 July 2013 (UTC)
                  • P.S. If this is just a fan, not a paid PR firm, I'd say that they are doing pretty well with their translations. PiRSquared17 (talk) 17:33, 28 July 2013 (UTC)
                    • I think the next step is to look at the edits on enwiki, maybe request CU, and figure out if these new accounts are related, and go from there. --Rschen7754 23:27, 28 July 2013 (UTC)
I've identified the 3 remaining uploads by Morning277 to Commons as copyvios and tagged accordingly. --Túrelio (talk) 09:01, 29 July 2013 (UTC)
Thanks! --Rschen7754 09:03, 29 July 2013 (UTC)

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Simple English Wikipedia[edit]