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Hello,

There was a question on SO(link) where the author linked us to his chinese copy of SO.

What is going to be done about that,is SO licensed?

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The edits could have at least tried to parse intent instead of just copy-pasting from Google. –  random Aug 14 '09 at 1:55

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That clone has been around for a few months. Although it initially used the CSS from Stack Overflow, it has subsequently been replaced and no longer represents copyright infringement.

Since they don't run our code and don't have any of our content, there's very little that needs to be "done" about them.

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Maybe they'll end up as another member of the Justice League. –  random Aug 14 '09 at 2:08
    
@Random I think they're missing the most important part. English. –  Ian Elliott Aug 14 '09 at 2:21
    
There was also the Justice League Europe/International to belabour a metaphor. –  random Aug 14 '09 at 2:28
    
I would not be surprised if Jeff decided to partner with CNProg instead of attempting to compete with it with a Chinese language SO site. –  Kyle Cronin Aug 14 '09 at 3:01
    
Hey,sorry for the late reply.I'd accept your answer if you assist,I wanted to check Jeff's responce. –  Ivan Prodanov Aug 14 '09 at 3:28
    
You forgot .. COMMUNITY!! –  bobobobo Jun 26 '10 at 6:15

c'mon yo, that's just like saying you can't make another dating site with the profile/message/flirt format, just because zoosk and eharmony and plenty-of-fish already exist. MYOPIA!!

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