I thought the semi-protection status expires automatically, but I guess this is not so. Who is responsible for enforcing that an article whose expiration date has passed for semi-protection is in fact taken off semi-protection?


Semi-protections do expire automatically, but note that

  • Administrators can change the expiration date at any time to any date
  • Time zones may cause the time displayed to be different from your time (you can set your time zone in Special:Preferences)
  • Your IP in particular may be banned from editing even after the protection expires.
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  • you are 100% wrong. the article in question's expiration date of semi-protection is 17:40, 16 May 2018 (UTC)))), which was yesterday. so obviously they don't expire automatically, but have to be erased manually, which was obviously not done, as it is still semi-protected. – rickvaughn May 17 '18 at 17:58
  • It would help if you linked to your article in question. – Leo Wattenberg May 19 '18 at 0:28

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