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Report sites that use Stack Exchange content without following attribution rules here [duplicate]

NB The following is a community-generated list of websites that republish Stack Exchange content without attributing it properly. It is no longer being maintained, because the procedure for reporting ...
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Report high-Google-ranking Stack Exchange content copiers here [duplicate]

NB The following is a community-generated list of web pages that display Stack Exchange content and rank higher in search results than the original SE posts they copy. It is no longer being maintained,...
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Is developerquestion.com just a ripoff? [duplicate]

Is developerquestion.com a Stack Exchange ripoff, or is there some valid connection to SE? I.e. does it use the Stack Exchange framework (it really looks very similar)? Interestingly, it mirrors all ...
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What is stackoverflow.xluat.com? [duplicate]

I found the website http://stackoverflow.xluat.com/questions (edit: do not go there, the site is possibly malicious now) and it seems to be the responsive version of Stack Overflow. But I cannot find ...
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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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What is comanswer.com and why is it copying stackoverflow.com content? [duplicate]

I just did a search for "find out how much memory a python program takes" on Google and came up with two hits that contain the same content: www.comanswer.com/question/python-script-knows-how-much-...
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How to report sites/users that are plagiarising SO questions on other forums? [duplicate]

I did a web search for my question and found that my exact SO question was plagiarised in a forum post by someone else. My question was unique and this is clearly a plagiarism of my question. But ...
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Techqa.info - is this site related to Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Consider this question on Stack Overflow, Morphia Interface for List of enum does not work (unmarshalling) The same question is on techqa.info. Morphia Interface for List of enum does not work (...
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Someone is copying SO,is SO licensed? [duplicate]

Hello, There was a question on SO(link) where the author linked us to his chinese copy of SO. What is going to be done about that,is SO licensed?
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Fake Stack Overflow site on http://stackverflow.com/ - illegal? [duplicate]

stackverflow-dot-com has recently been updated to be a clone of the real Stack Overflow site, and most likely steals information. Is this website illegally using the Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange ...
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What to do when you find copied SF, SU or SO content on other websites? [duplicate]

Recently, while answering a Server Fault question, I stumbled upon a copied Server Fault question and answer at what looks like a content aggregation or text scraping site. Here's the original ...
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Puppin.org seems to be scraping SO content [duplicate]

news.puppin.org seems to be scraping right into a wordpress blog, and ranking in searches too. I ran across this link: http://news.puppin.org/question/non-relational-db-which-one-is-the-right-choice-...
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Why is my question appearing on other websites? [duplicate]

I submitted a question on Stackoverflow: Python - C++ - Reading in 16bit .wav files Googling last night, I came across this post: queforum.com - C++ reading in 16bit .wav files 1) Why is my ...
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Why are there fake Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

I recently came across these links doing a search on Google: How to expand selection to include enclosing element in Sublime Text 3? http://earthwithsun.com/questions/668730/how-to-expand-selection-...
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Report crypto mining phishing site of Stack Overflow and NSFW ads [duplicate]

After browsing Google Search looking for a specific answer, I ran into a phishing website or similar (first page in Google search). It looks exactly the same as the legitimate Stack Overflow site....
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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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What is Stack Exchange's position on stackanswers.net (Askru) [duplicate]

https://stackanswers.net seems like a shameless copy of Stack Overflow. I could not find any good information about the site and it looks to be everything but legitimate. Is the Stack Exchange ...
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Does shimosh.com violate “attribution required”? [duplicate]

I was googling about Perl 6 regex, realising I previously asked a question about this, and in the google results, with the same page title I found: http://www.simosh.com/article/dfaceeij-quantifier-...
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Is https://stackoverrun.com/ related to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Recently, I have been getting more and more search results from different search engines that all point to https://stackoverrun.com/. But the original articles that are shown there seem to come from ...
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Fake Stack Overflow clone sites [duplicate]

Are the clone sites listed below affiliated with Stack Overflow and if they aren't, is it possible to get them shut down? They look like phishing websites to me. https://krom.cryptoo.online/ ...
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An unresolved question on stackoverflow was rebloged by random person [duplicate]

I posted a question to Stack Overflow regarding the Android Camera API's implementation within AOSP. The question was about a custom View called PreviewFrameLayout that they use for maintaining the ...
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Where to report if you find a site exactly like Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I found a site which is working exactly like Stack Overflow. Should I report that to Stack Exchange? If so, how?
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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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Mass infringement of Stack Exchange copyright [duplicate]

I recently asked this same question on EL&U Meta: The website Learnhub.org seems to be copying content wholesale from EL&U without any attribution at all. Unlike with this blogsite problem, ...
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What is “Trello Answers” and why is it scraping the SE sites? [duplicate]

Recently, I answered a question on Stack Overflow that is very specific to a certain platform. I tried Googling the same question to see who else was having this issue, and if the answer was available ...
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Stackoverflow is being ripped without attribution in queryby.com [duplicate]

just found my stackoverflow question in this site. with a lot of others. without answers. all the questions are attributed to one Rajesh Kumar .Also find an identical site named querycom. thought you ...
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Why doesn't StackExchange Do Something About ExpertsOverflow.com? [duplicate]

I can't find a better place to ask this question - if there is one, please suggest it and I will repost there. expertsoverflow.com is a blatant screen scrape of stackoverflow.com. Everything is ...
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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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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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0answers
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How to handle SO copycat fraud site? [duplicate]

I was just searching for a programming solution via duckduckgo and by clicking one of the top results I ended up on stackoverflowhot.com. This website is an exact copy of Stackoverflow.com and only ...
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Some questions posted here are copied to queforum.com [duplicate]

Why are some of my and other users' questions that are posted on Stack Overflow copied to queforums.com? I just noticed this while searching on Google.
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stackoverflow.usinfonow.com proxy hacking [duplicate]

It looks like Google's index has been taken over by a man in the middle proxy scheme. Search Google using google.com/search?q=usinfonow.com and google.com/search?q=stackexchange+usinfonow.com to see ...
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Login link from codegolf.xyz not working; redirecting to codegolf.xyz/users/https [duplicate]

I attempted to log in from the "Login" link on the StackExchange bar, and it just redirects to https://codegolf.xyz/users/https, which is a 404. I am able to login from http://codegolf.stackexchange....
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stackoverflows.ga has popups and aggressive adverts [duplicate]

stackoverflows.ga is ripping off Stack Overflow. I visited by mistake and I sure did pay for it. I think you should get it shut down. Phrased in the form of a question because I can't submit it ...
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Is stack-overflow.ga legitimate? [duplicate]

I was Googling for some programming-related question and ended up on some Stack Overflow clone with the URL stack-overflow.ga. I noticed because I wasn't logged in. Is this a legitimate page? I'm ...
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Noticed one of my edited post in another site [duplicate]

Not sure if this had been noticed by the house. I edited the content and heading of one of my unanswered post today. While searching web for some information, I just noticed that the same question i ...
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Questarter.com copied all the content from Stack Exchange Network. Is it legal? [duplicate]

Today I found a site called https://www.questarter.com/. If you checked it has almost all content from the Stack Exchange network. I think they are getting them from RSS feeds. Can we get an action ...
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A French “clone” of SE? [duplicate]

I was looking up info for a question on Movies SE and found the exact same question OP had, but in French on this site. The OP of the post I was trying to answer did not post this question elsewhere, ...
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Is this scraper site in violation of StackExchange's attribution requirements? [duplicate]

Compare: http://dluat.com/prevent-tty-fallback-when-x-fails/ Prevent TTY fallback when X fails We're all aware that our content is licensed under CC-BY-SA. DL-AUT is not licensing its content ...
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Where do we report sites copying SE content? [duplicate]

In a Google search today, I came across a site completely ripping off the SharePoint SE http://www.techques.com/question/19-23308/Creating-a-Site-collection-programmatically-throws-exception--...
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Does this site meet the Stack terms of service? [duplicate]

See "qandasys dot info" Which say Question and Answer is proudly powered by WordPress. Theme "The Fundamentals of Graphic Design" by Arjuna Icons by FamFamFam And I don't see any Creative Commons ...
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StackExchange API abused for traffic [duplicate]

Innocents who Bing and Google for StackExchange/StackOverflow questions are not seeing Stack_ URL at the top of the search results. The offenders (I presume) are using the StackExchange API and ...
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Plagiarism of Stackexchange content? [duplicate]

I have recently posted a question on superuser. Today, I was again searching for solutions to the problem and found this link with exactly the same content. I'm not sure if this is wanted behavior, ...
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Malicious site using “stackoverflow.com” as subdomain [duplicate]

I am not sure if this is the right place to post this but I am unaware of any other stack to get such issue into notice. I came across this site today from google search http://stackoverflow.com....
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Something fishy going on - a duplicate Stack Overflow kind of website [duplicate]

Googling for some question I saw this result on first page, on clicking it, the UI is exactly same as Stack Overflow. Hovering over the links show nothing unusual, but clicking on any link opens ...
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Is this site supposed to be copying all of Stackexchanges info? [duplicate]

I hope this is the right place to post this. If you go to the rather lengthy link below you'll see that it is one of my questions, with comments, and answers here on Scifi Stackexchange. I'm not sure ...
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Is a mirror site like this legit? [duplicate]

While googling myself, I found this site: http://blogs.candoerz.com/qa/. It looks like it is collecting Stack Exchange sites' questions and answers, and presenting them as its own content. Is this ...
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Parasiting sites [duplicate]

I just found my SO question published under different user name on different site: http://queforum.com/programming-languages-basics/675999-java-log4j2-configuration-3-0-servlet.html Is there chance ...
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An outside site seems to have crawled, scraped, and translated Stack Exchange questions; what to do? [duplicate]

I was curious how often I'd used a couple of idiosyncratic terms in my answers, so I googled them together and was surprised to see them on an external site, having survived a translation into Spanish....
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Is serverfault.daytorrents.com a phishing site? [duplicate]

Today, I thought I was on https://serverfault.com but Google had actually sent me to https://serverfault.daytorrents.com/. That site looks exactly like Server Fault, except that I couldn't comment ...

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