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Every IP address in the UK Parliament netblock that has edited Wikipedia

The UK Houses of Parliament netblocks are publicly listed:

They were unwilling to reveal the UK parliament web proxies in an FOI request, so here's the list of every IP address that has made a Wikipedia edit from the UK parliament netblocks. Guess the proxies.

For an encore, here's the Prime Ministers office:

And for my final trick, the Government Secure Intranet proxies:

  • 7585 found (
  • 2388 found (
  • 7977 found (
  • 4316 found (
  • 2388 found (
  • 17 found (
  • 92 found (

Many thanks to @russss, who did a lot of the GSI digging.


This data has been used by Channel 4 to dig up all sorts of things:

Other coverage:

And Channel 4 started a twitter bot using the data:


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You rock, Jonty. Thanks for making my life easier in future.

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This is really cool, don't post this publicly though, Anonymous might get hold of the IP and attack our govenment 😋

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reedy commented Jul 29, 2014

For anyone wanting to do queries of these contribs.. you can use the api!

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