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Is it legal to copy Stack Overflow questions and answers?

I asked this question on Unix and Linux SE a week ago. Now I find this webpage with the exact question and the answer given here. WTF! is this stealing ? some kind of a phony business ? Please explain!

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doesn't seem to be any attribution there... –  Flexo Jan 16 '12 at 16:06
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@awoodland man I agree .. but still I guess its slightly unethical to blindly crawl the web to generate content for a website. dont you think ? didnt know such models of business's existed ! –  Wildling Jan 16 '12 at 16:10
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Yeap, that's repulsive to say the least. No attribution anywhere, ads everywhere. Kill, kill, destroy. Notice that @awoodland gave you two links, one saying that if the CC is followed is ok, and another to report sites like the one you found. –  Yannis Jan 16 '12 at 16:18
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And their CAPTCHA right now is the Greek word for "crap". How appropriate... –  Yannis Jan 16 '12 at 16:22
    
Lots of sites are stealing SE questions. Please do report any of them you see so the SE crew can take care of it through the proper channels. –  Ben Brocka Jan 16 '12 at 16:39

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People are allowed to copy SE site's content under CC-Wiki, which requires attribution. As they're not doing this it's up to SE.

There's a thread here that you can use to report them.

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ya .. i looked at the question .. well .. such mischievous ppl exist in this world !! –  Wildling Jan 16 '12 at 16:12

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