I have seen plenty of references to the legal disclaimers etc. for the whole Stack Exchange site being referred to https://stackoverflow.com/legal/, but all SE sites are owned and operated by Stack Exchange, Inc. not anyone called Stack Overflow, (Ltd., LLC, PLC, Inc. or otherwise).

The Stack Overflow Network is a set of related Internet sites and other applications for questions and answers (also referred to herein as the “Network”), owned and operated by Stack Exchange, Inc.

Going to https://stackexchange.com/legal/ redirects to https://stackoverflow.com/legal/, but should the Public Network Terms of Service, including Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability etc. be moved to https://stackexchange.com/legal/ and all SE legal pages e.g. https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/legal/ be redirected to https://stackexchange.com/legal/?

Not only does this centralize the legals to the right company website, but when and if the legals need editing, there is one point of call for those edits.

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    See the FAQ: The company is legally named Stack Exchange, Inc. It uses the brand name Stack Overflow. – Glorfindel May 16 at 11:01
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    In casual conversation, I refer to Stack Exchange when talking about the collection of sites. I only mention Stack Overflow when referencing a specific site on the network. In fact, I consider the use of Stack Overflow to refer to all sites as misleading and confusing. – Jason Bassford May 16 at 18:21
  • It's probably a matter of taste. All the given links are websites of the company. – Trilarion May 18 at 9:02

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