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What is the official stance of the SE team on the recent Net Neutrality rulings? [duplicate]

I was a little surprised not to see anything here on Meta or on the SE blog regarding the recent Net Neutrality rulings in the US. I'm hoping to find the team's official take on the issue and whether ...
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Why is SE removing links and community ads about a legal fund campaign?

Stack Exchange staff will actively remove links to a legal fund campaign from user profiles, posts, and comments, as well as community ads surrounding Monica's situation and reinstatement. Why? [This ...
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We are updating our Code of Conduct and we would like your feedback

Update, May 31st, 2023: The updated code of conduct has been released network-wide. A good Code of Conduct is a handshake agreement between users and the company. It is a document that inspires trust ...
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Why was Apocalyptic Defense closed?

That was really disappointing. If this whole Stack Exchange thing is going to be community-driven, then one and only one rule should apply to site proposals: if one of them can fulfill the ...
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It’s time to retire the term “rep-whore”

Going forward, “rep-whore” (and its derivatives) will be treated like any other term that’s inconsistent with the community’s “be nice” policy: it will be removed. It’s totally okay if you’ve used ...
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How should low-reputation MSE users express disagreement with a (proposed) network-wide change?

We have come in a very nice discussion over here. While the question at hand is a duplicate, OP raises a valid point: It overwhelmingly affects Stack Overflow where I have plenty of rep points, yet ...
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Does Stack Exchange have an ethical responsibility to address global discrimination and marginalisation?

1. Stack Exchange has a Problem There's been a commotion on Stack Overflow since the latest blog was posted. Too many people experience Stack Overflow¹ as a hostile or elitist place, especially ...
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Net neutrality is on the chopping block again, will there be another SE call to action?

A couple of months ago when net neutrality was being threatened in the US, Stack Exchange put up a post and a notice (among other things) to try and help to organize people to resist. Well, it looks ...
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Dismissing the Net neutrality banner on one site should dismiss it on all sites [closed]

Recently I have seen net neutrality banner on the top of any SE site: I've closed it on MSE, but saw it again on SO, I've closed it too, and saw it on ruSO... and so on. Please don't show it ...
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EU's article 13 will heavily censor the web. Should we do something?

Creative Commons is against article 13: It’s an extreme dragnet that will harm creativity and fundamental rights. Delete it. GitHub, Debian, LibreOffice, SUSE, KDE are against it. [It] ...
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When revealing hidden comments, focus now goes to the first newly revealed comment

A few years ago I was looking at how hidden comments might be more discoverable. As a result I talked with the developers about implementing a change so that when clicking "show X more comments" the ...
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Can I still get involved in the fight for Net Neutrality if I'm from a different country?

WRT Stackoverflow and Net Neutrality I'm from South Africa. I don't know what the politics in the US is like and I don't know exactly whats happening. Most poignantly, I have no senator or ...
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Is sharing ideas fine on meta sites? [duplicate]

In my experience, sharing ideas (which are opinion-based and not really questions by nature) is fine in meta sites. The posts can be: Announcement posts. For example, in Net Neutrality and Stack ...
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Edit by deleted user is incorrectly attributed on some pages to anonymous users

Look at this edit: On its "link" page, however, it has no username: It seems to be an approved edit by a deleted "user173448". However, clicking on the button to get to the review page, it says it's ...
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