This IP address, IP address, is registered to an educational institution and may be shared by multiple users. If the institution uses proxy servers, this IP address may represent many users at many personal computers or devices.
For this reason, a message intended for one user may be received by another, and a block intended for disruptive users may also affect innocent users. If you are editing from this address and are frustrated by irrelevant messages, you can avoid them by creating an account for yourself. Sometimes, in response to vandalism, you may be temporarily unable to create an account.
In response to vandalism from this IP address, anonymous editing may be blocked for an extended period. If you are an unregistered user operating from this address, note that it may be possible for your institution's administration to determine who was making contributions from this address at any given time and abuse reports may be sent to them for investigation.
If you plan to make breaking changes to this template, move it, or nominate it for deletion, please notify Twinkle's users and maintainers at Talk:Twinkle as a courtesy, as this template is used in the standard installation of Twinkle. Thank you!
Such as Cox Communications. The ISP's name will usually be obvious as to whether or not they are ISPs, or you may wish to search to see if there is a relevant Wikipedia article, and then read the information there to see how it is defined.