Core Platform Team/Initiatives/IP Inspector Service

Initiative Vision

< Initiatives

  • Provide tools for administrators to make decisions about anonymous users
Target Group(s):
  • Wiki administrators
  • Anti-Harassment Tools
  • Make decisions about anonymous users based on behaviour
  • Make decisions on IP network segments based on anonymous users
  • Make decisions about IP network segments when creating blocks
  • Get the location of an IP address
  • Get the responsible company (e.g. ISP) for an IP address
  • Get the proxy status (TOR, open proxy, other) for an IP address
  • Restrict tools to users with particular rights
  • API endpoints to get IP addresses for anonymous users
  • API endpoints to get anonymous edits from an IP address or block
  • Proxy to API for geolocation of IP addresses
  • Proxy to API for ISP lookup of an IP address
  • Proxy to API for proxies (!) of an IP address
Aligned Goals:
  • Software platforms with integrated machine learning, rich media, and structured data components, and associated tooling for internal and external development and reuse of code and content.