An IP address

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How do you make contact with a G2G contributor known only as anonymous with an IP address?
in WikiTree Tech by R W G2G6 Pilot (259k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith

1 Answer

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Hi Ron,

You can't. It may be possible to do a lookup and track the person down based on their IP address, but that's work for a detective and might not be welcome. If they're not signed in, they may want to be anonymous.

Chris
by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
Users on satellite internet IP address change frequently.
Thanky you, Chris. I thought that was the situation. A shame, as we have many g2g contacts that only have an IP address, but would be worthy of a follow up.
Hi Ron,

I believe if they have posted in G2G before (check their activity) then you could contact them by commenting or answering their post (if they have checked to receive notifications).

Cheers!

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