Linked Questions

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Is Array Overflow a Stack Exchange web site?

There's a site called Array Overflow at https://arrayoverflow.com. Is it legit? Its Facebook Page says nothing about the operator of the web site, and at the bottom of the site it just says (C) Array ...
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Are there any clones/alternatives for running a Stack Exchange style Q&A site?

Since the source code for this site isn't available for purchase or external use, I'm looking for software that can run a Q&A environment similar to Stack Exchange. Are there any such pieces of ...
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xspdf is polluting Google search results using Stack Overflow content [duplicate]

More and more lately I am getting a lot of Google results from xspdf when searching for programming questions. e.g. https://www.xspdf.com/resolution/57076008.html The problem is these are copy pasted ...
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Is there a succession plan for Stack Exchange sites if Stack Exchange goes bankrupt?

I recently found that an Internet community I've been a part of for the past decade (run by a fairly well-known startup) was shut down. It seems that the public offering/community they maintained was ...
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Stack Exchange and Stack Overflow have moved to CC BY-SA 4.0

Effective today, all Subscriber Content on Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network will be available under the terms of version 4.0 of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA) ...
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Is it legal to copy Stack Overflow questions and answers?

I just found http://programmingfaq.w3ec.com/faq/4761/whats-the-hi-lo-algorithm which has an exact copy of this Stack Overflow question, What's the Hi/Lo Algorithm, with all its answers and no ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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DuckDuckGo directed me to a rip-off site “stackovernet.com” in first page result [duplicate]

Here is an example the rip-off is apparently monetizing through add (sometime even pr0n). Is this site already known and under investigation? Rip-off : https://gis.stackovernet.com/fr/q/9964 Original: ...
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Is Quora stealing questions / answers from Stack Exchange sites?

A while back I posted this question on Server Fault. I now see that it appears on Quora with both the question and answer copied from my question. Why is my question appearing there? Is Quora stealing ...
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Quora users (bots?) are copying a significant amount of Stack Exchange questions to Quora, without proper attribution [duplicate]

Quora users (bots?) are copying a significant amount of Stack Exchange questions to Quora, without proper attribution. It seems quite systematic. Examples from https://money.stackexchange.com: Are ...
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I've found an exact copy of a Stack Exchange site answer without giving any credit, is that legal? [duplicate]

I was searching for answers for one of many daily issues we all normally have and found something quite odd. After finding this answer Stack Overflow, I've stumbled upon this one, which is an exact ...
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Suspect crawler without citing source [duplicate]

This question from this site seems to be a SO question: Unfortunately, it is all translated to my language so I couldn't search for the origin question. All the users are changed to Vietnamese names ...
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What to do when plagiarism is discovered

How should I act if I discover a user plagiarizing fellow users' posts? What if I find someone plagiarizing external resources without attribution? See also: Users are calling me a plagiarist. What ...
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Send a follow-up email when a user reports that some Stack Exchange content is plagiarised by another website

I reported a website (Quora) copying a significant amount of Stack Exchange content via https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact and got the following response from the Stack Overflow support team via ...
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What is the minimum reputation amount required to view questions without replies tagged as “duplicate”"?

When not logged in, attempting to visit a question that is marked as duplicate of another and doesn't have any replies, redirects to the original question (i.e. the question displayed in the "possible ...

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