Questions tagged [ip-ban]

For questions about the IP ban imposed when too many requests are sent to the server from the same IP address.

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Should I be worried about how fast I use the site?

Yesterday I wanted to find an old comment of mine (with information relevant to a post I was composing), so I opened my All actions/comments profile page, and Ctrl+F'ed my way through the pages. I ...
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How are persistently disruptive users who continually create new accounts dealt with?

A certain user has been repeatedly evading site quality controls by creating many new accounts to avoid question bans and suspensions. For more background, see the following Meta posts that have been ...
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Will the “Too many requests” ban last longer next time you receive it? [duplicate]

I just got the "Too many requests" ban on Stack Exchange, which lasts about 5 minutes. I'm still trying to avoid the ban again, but I do still worry the next time I receive the ban, it would last a ...
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Got “too many requests” three times in past few hours

I've had three IP bans on Stack Overflow in the past few hours: We have detected too many requests from this IP. If this is an error contact us. Doing nothing wrong. Is there some sort of new ...
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IP Banned on Stack Exchange [duplicate]

I am a regular Stack Overflow user who does not spam, usually posts OK questions etc. However, for two weeks now my IP appears to be banned from any Stack website. I can easily get to the site via ...
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Users should be able to delete their own marginal questions and answers without risking an IP address ban

Yesterday, a user was temporarily IP address banned because they deleted a couple of their own questions that didn't get upvotes. Isn't that a little ass-backwards? Shouldn't we be encouraging users ...
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Why is Amazon AWS blocked?

I've been doing my browsing through a VPN hosted on Amazon. (Due to increased governmental and recording industry snooping, I'm working on alternatives to traceable IP addresses. I'm not actually ...