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I am unable to access Stack Overflow from my office through the gateway 182.72.213.121.

My network team says that the IP is blocked from your side.

Could you please unblock our access, as we are immensely dependant on your website for our queries.

The trace route is completing to 64.34.119.12 from my unblocked network. When I try through my blocked gateway I can get to gwny01.stackoverflow.com [64.34.41.58] and there is a request time out after that which is supposed to be response from 64.34.119.12 . This shows that I am able to bypass into the SO network but being blocked from 64.34.119.12 ( server) I suppose . Is there a way to unblock this access.

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At the risk of being unfair: Most likely, some of the queries from your office brought about the block. Something to think about.... –  Pëkka Oct 6 '11 at 12:20
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Please define: blocked. –  Time Traveling Bobby Oct 6 '11 at 12:28
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Try tracerouting from your office to SO, this will show exactly where your being blocked, maybe its the ISP for your office, or a bad route, or a dns cache flush is in order. Can you or your network team provide specific details as to why they believe its on the SO side? –  chown Oct 6 '11 at 12:59
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@Mobinga - If the office stops functioning because they can't ask on SO I think its a problem that they charge for their services... –  JNK Oct 6 '11 at 13:00
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There's depend "nice-to-have resource" and depend "can't work without". And then there's also depend "I need my fix of answering and editing" but that's not an issue for everyone. –  MPelletier Oct 6 '11 at 13:07
    
@MPelletier, I'm with you on that last point, I need my daily fix of SO :) –  b01 Oct 6 '11 at 13:24
    
I have seen some strange behavior with the SE network too. I tried to explain it here, but hardly anyone has paid attention. There is some issue definitely with this site, we just don't know what. –  Lazer Oct 6 '11 at 13:38
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In the event that you are not blocked, a traceroute would be immensely helpful. –  Tim Post Oct 6 '11 at 13:42
    
@Lazer: maybe if you provided the information that was asked for in the comment to your question, people would have investigated more. –  Mat Oct 6 '11 at 15:01
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@Mat: That info was asked 1 hour ago after I added this comment here. –  Lazer Oct 6 '11 at 15:10
    
The trace route is completing to 64.34.119.12 from my unblocked network .. When i try through my blocked gateway i can get to gwny01.stackoverflow.com [64.34.41.58] and there is a request time out after that which is supposed to be response from 64.34.119.12 . this shows that i am able to bypass into the SO network but being blocked from 64.34.119.12 ( server) i suppose . Is there a way to unblock this access . –  Jazin Ebrahim Oct 7 '11 at 3:58
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@JazinEbrahim, you need to buy a bazooka and take a tour of your company to take care of the guilty culprit(s) who've been spamming SO - presumably multiple times from different accounts. Of course, if you yourself are the culprit, the bazooka may prove impractical. –  Benjol Oct 7 '11 at 9:31
    
@benjol , i got hold of the guys who were behind this , Any way thnx to SO , its unblocked now . –  Jazin Ebrahim Oct 10 '11 at 12:53

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