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User group
Name checkuser
Check user
Rights Special:ListGroupRights
Members (2) All, Active
Change log Special:Log/rights
Your groups Local, Global
Group list Local, Global

Users that have the CheckUser privilege are able to inspect certain IP information pertaining to accused sock puppets and other disruptive use. WMF has strict guidelines on how and when this information can be accessed, and all nominees must read the entire guide before accepting a nomination.

In addition, all CheckUsers must meet the global Access to nonpublic personal data policy.

To request a CheckUser investigation, see Wiktionary:Requests for checkuser.

List of checkusers

User Appointed Time Zone Babel/Other notes
TheDaveRoss 2006.11.16 (confirmation vote) UTC-5 en, es-3, la-1
Chuck Entz 2017.11.02 UTC-5 en, es-1, la-1, de-1, fr-1, grc-1

Former checkusers

User Appointed
Versageek 2008.09.16
Rodasmith 2008.10.11


New nominations

See also: /Archive

Add nominations here, using a typical voting format. As in the WT:A voting process the nominee must sign an indication of acceptance in order to be approved. Please read the global CheckUser policy before you agree or vote to be sure you know what you are agreeing to and voting for.