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if you copy paste some code and accidently forget to edit sensitive info, is there a way to get rid of that information?

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if the information is sensitive like a password or API key, you already released it into the wild. Change it now. No, not in 5 minutes: NOW. –  Marc Gravell Apr 15 '11 at 11:16

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Just flag for a moderator, or send an email to team@stackoverflow.com.

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would a moderator remove certain words? or would that be over asking him? –  Andy Apr 15 '11 at 10:51
    
@Andy, if you ask it nice, I'm sure they will do. –  Toon Krijthe Apr 15 '11 at 10:52
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Moderators cannot erase the history either, for what I know. But the team can delete certain revisions. –  Arjan Apr 15 '11 at 11:23
    
@Arjan True, but they can get a dev to do it if you flag it –  Michael Mrozek Apr 15 '11 at 13:10
    
Moderators CANNOT permanently delete ANYTHING. –  Won't Apr 15 '11 at 14:53

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