0

Possible Duplicate:
“copyright” and QuestionHub harvesting questions from SO

I've found this site that cached my question on SO. Is the SO team was aware of this and is the caching legal?

2
  • @waiwai - true, voted to close.
    – Moshe
    Commented Nov 22, 2010 at 1:08
  • 2
    I think this might be the meta equivalent of "parsing HTML with regexps" Commented Nov 22, 2010 at 5:03

1 Answer 1

3

All questions posted on StackOverflow are subject to a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

The site does appear to be fulfilling the "Attribution" terms of that license. They show a StackOverflow logo, a link back to the StackOverflow question, and the name of the person who posted the question (though I had to hunt to find that one; it's in a small gray font).

It's less clear whether they're fulfilling the "ShareAlike" terms. I couldn't see anything on their site explaining that people have rights to copy their content. They may be in violation for this reason.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .