Tracing offensive edits back to government networks

The first of two IP addresses used in making offensive edits to the Hillsborough disaster page on Wikipedia, 62.25.106.209, can be traced to gateway-101.energis.gsi.gov.uk.

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A lookup of the IP address 62.25.106.209 reveals the gateway-101.energis.gsi.gov.uk network. Credit: ITV

The second of the two IP addresses used to make offensive changes to the page, 195.92.40.49, can be traced to gateway-202.energis.gsi.gov.uk.

Screenshot showing a lookup of an IP address
A lookup of the IP address 195.92.40.49 reveals the gateway-202.energis.gsi.gov.uk network. Credit: ITV

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Government to investigate Hillsborough Wikipedia insults

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