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I mean, can I copy part of the content and put it in a website?

Can questions be distributed or published?

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Check the Creative Commons badge at the bottom of every page.

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Content on SO is protected by the creative commons license. You can see the icon on the bottom right of the page. Here is a link to the license information

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

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All content on StackOverflow is covered under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license. This means that you can re-post it wherever you want as long as you attribute it to its original author and also make it available under the same license.

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The license is linked at the bottom of the page:

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

I'm guessing there is an assumption that all contributors agree to license their copyrights according to that license.

But I'm not sure where users specifically agree to it, and I don't recall clicking a license agreement.

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