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Stack Exchange network sites’ IP addresses may change in the coming weeks

From time to time, Stack Exchange makes improvements to our network infrastructure. One change we're making in the coming weeks will include new IP addresses for most, if not all, of our public Stack ...
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What can be done about an incorrect "you are only allowed to ask 50 questions in a 30 day period" block?

I just attempted to ask my first question ever on Stack Overflow, but the system told me Sorry, you are only allowed to ask 50 questions in a 30 day period What can I do about this? EDIT from ...
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Don't ban based on IP address

According to this answer, automatic bans are at a lower level than the account, i.e. bans are based on IP address. There are two problems with this: There are many people who share IP addresses that ...
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Should I avoid coworkers on Stack Exchange sites?

At work we are a few programmers behind one static public IP address. I have introduced a coworker to Stack Overflow (SO) and of course another one uses SO regularly. Although we don't have much ...
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How many days does an IP address ban last?

I read How long do the IP bans last? but no one provided the number of days in their answers. How many days does an IP address ban last?
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The seen from IP address logging seems to be broken

The "seen from" IP address, which logs the last IP user has been seen at seems to be broken; seems to be showing many users for the IP address of stackoverflow.com (198.252.206.44). Example: https:/...
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Getting 403 Forbidden when I try to access SO, Meta and SU

I've had an account with Stack Overflow for about seven months and was able to access my account from work without any difficulty until two weeks ago. At first, Firefox started to load blank pages (...
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