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Report sites that use SE content without following attribution rules here

I don't know if this site is somehow associated with Stack Overflow, but I found it today Googling some things and many if not all of its answers and questions are taken from Stack Overflow: http://tips4all.net/.

  • Unfortunately the Intarwebs are full of sites like that. Grrr... May 25, 2012 at 20:02
  • isn't there anything that can be done??? that REALLY sucks
    – jere
    May 25, 2012 at 20:03
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    They need more ads on that site to be viable/attractive
    – Mike B
    May 25, 2012 at 20:06
  • Here's the WHOIS record: networksolutions.com/whois-search/tips4all.net . As you can see, it's registered to "nguyen huu hai" using all fake contact info. Their DNS registrar is actually in the US, though, so that's something. May 25, 2012 at 20:08
  • They don't even make any attempt at maintaining the actual author names. They're all completely fabricated linking to some random "user" on the site.
    – animuson StaffMod
    May 25, 2012 at 20:13
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    @animuson LOL, looks like Jon Skeet's noone compared to Rajesh! 288532 answers provided, he must be some sort of demigod. The naiveness of the site makes me smile May 25, 2012 at 21:34
  • i really liked Rajesh's bio. not generic at all
    – jere
    May 25, 2012 at 21:42

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There are a few other meta questions about sites that scrape SO / SE content.

Valued Associate Abby keeps an eye on that and contacts the sites to get them to comply with our attribution requirements . Thanks for the heads up; we'll add it to our list and look into it. Please continue to report any other scrapers you find that are not properly attributing content to SO.

  • and that was just on the first 2 pages of google results... i just went 5-10 pages into the search and... dear lord... thanks for the info
    – jere
    May 25, 2012 at 20:18
  • Oh, I think this is the first I've heard that it's actually someone's official job to keep tabs on that list and contact the sites. Yay for Abby!
    – Cody Gray
    May 26, 2012 at 7:52

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