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Will Stack Overflow sue me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I Allowed To Make a StackOverflow Clone? Will I get sued if I create a website will almost similar functionalities (tags, vote up.down, related questions, badges) as Stack ...
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I want a “Stack Overflow” for my community website [duplicate]

I administer a community website — currently on dotnetnuke, which can't change right now — and I'd really like to replace my forums with something like Stack Overflow, but it has to be on ...
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Can I create a website similar to SO? [duplicate]

Can I copy Stack Overflow design, layout and color combination to create a new website?
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Will I have any problem making a StackOverflow Clone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I Allowed To Make a StackOverflow Clone? I am programming a StackOverflow clone. Functions and layout, just for study. Will I have any legal problems? Will there be ...
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Permission for Using SO website style for creating Similar Question and Answer site [duplicate]

Is there any permission required to built similar style of (Stackoverflow)? I reviewed both: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ and http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/06/attribution-...
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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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Building a new Q & A site like stack overflow. legal issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I Allowed To Make a StackOverflow Clone? Just a few questions in mind Is it legal to build similar sites like stackoverflow.com which is functionally exactly the same. ...
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Stackoverflow copy rights [duplicate]

If someone builds another product like Stack Overflow, can they be sued for some kind of patent/copyright infringement? If yes, which parts of Stack Overflow design cannot be copied.
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Is it allowed to copy the principle of StackExchange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I Allowed To Make a StackOverflow Clone? Are we allowed to copy the StackExchange way? Like, not the script and the design but the principle. I want to know if I can ...
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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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I'm making a SO clone. Am I copying too much from the real Stack Overflow?

I'm developing software with the same purpose as Stack Exchange. I'm currently in the very early alpha stages; when I'm done I plan to release it as open source, localize it in Italian and open an ...
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Guru.com creates a Stack Overflow knock-off; if I participate am I violating anybody's TOS?

Guru.com (probably the one and only freelancer / offshoring site I've made any significant use of) has just introduced a blatant Stack Overflow knock-off site, which can be seen at www.guru.com/...
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Is Locker Gnome ripping off Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Stack Overflow clones I recently found Locker Gnome and I'm curious whether they're ripping off Stack Exchange, or are part of the Stack Exchange network?
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Writing a forum software like Stack Overflow, plagiarism?

I found that Stack Overflow is very attractive. I really like its simple and elegant design. I believe that the source code is not available for download :) What if I write a similar software (say 75%...
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Does the Stack Overflow software have a name?

Does the software that runs the Stack Overflow sites have a name? I've always thought that, just as Slashdot's software is named "Slash," Stack Overflow's software should be named "Stack" or "The ...

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