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Meta-Wiki has a small active community. When a normal user requires the assistance of an administrator or bureaucrat for some particular task, it is not always easy to find one. This page helps users find one when they need one; asking specific admins directly via their talk pages is one way to elicit a fast response. See also: Stewards' noticeboard, Access to nonpublic personal data policy noticeboard, Category:Meta-Wiki policies, Category:Global policies
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Page protection requestEdit

Hello! I would recommend a page protection for Tech/Ambassadors/List. This page is often edited or vandalised by anons even though tech ambassador can be only logged-in users. I think page protection would be useful. Thanks in advance! Bencemac (talk) 15:05, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

@Bencemac: the lowest protection level we have is autoconfirmed, so it would require someone have a meta account that they have edited with if we applied protection - which may defeat the purpose some. If it gets bad we could do it with the abuse filter or other hacks, but I don't think it's been that bad has it? — xaosflux Talk 17:54, 16 May 2019 (UTC)
I just wanted to report the situation, so if you say that we can handle this in the current way, it is fine for me. Bencemac (talk) 11:07, 17 May 2019 (UTC)

Page protection requestEdit

Could my user and user talk pages be semi-protected please. I'm experiencing a lot of cross-wiki vandalism from Commons and this is his preferred venue when he's blocked there. Thanks. Rodhullandemu (talk) 21:07, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

  Done @Rodhullandemu: for user talk for 12 months. No requirement for user page, they are restricted editing by an abusefilter. If there are subpages requiring protection, then please let us know.  — billinghurst sDrewth 21:31, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Addendum. If you are getting hassled at small and medium wikis, then we have an available global abusefilter that can assist.  — billinghurst sDrewth 21:32, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. Rodhullandemu (talk) 06:57, 21 May 2019 (UTC)