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Can I close a question as "subject under non-disclosure"? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should moderators enforce NDAs for software vendors? I came across a question on Stack Overflow today which discusses a subject currently under non-disclosure agreement with ...
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Do some of the questions/answers of Stackoverflow break SDK agreements? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should moderators enforce NDAs for software vendors? Somebody I know thinks that some of the questions/answers on stackoverflow violates certain core SDK agreements. Is this ...
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Can or should we delete an answer that violates online course honor code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should moderators enforce NDAs for software vendors? Due to the rise of online courses such as Coursera, the number of questions paired with these courses is on the rise as ...
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2014 SO Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection [closed]

In connection with the Stack Overflow moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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Policy on links either directly or indirectly to pirate content

I recently came across a question asking how the backend of torrent sites worked Included is both links to torrent sites, and direct links to "torrent download pages" for copyrighted content. I took ...
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Why was this question deleted over code allegedly copyrighted by Embarcadero? [closed]

The following question was closed: How To Add TFileAttribute switch to IOUtils functions I, and others, voted to re-open the question. I also flagged the question saying: This question was closed ...
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What's the rule regarding scripting which violates a program's EULA

In the main SO site, I have seen a few questions about botting for various games - something that is generally frowned upon by members of the online communities surrounding these games. For example, ...
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Why is there an iOS 7 tag? [closed]

So I asked a question pertaining to iOS 7 and was massively downvoted. I assumed it would be ok as there is an ios7 tag, but people downvoted it because of the NDA, even though I didn't mention ...
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How should mods handle links to supposedly pirated software?

How should mods handle links to supposedly pirated software? We delete it, right? But what if we don't know the legality of something? We've been discussing this on Ask Ubuntu for the last week or so, ...
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Close questions based on moral objections?

Sparked by this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5571561/bypass-school-firewall-with-a-proxy Which should have been moved to a different SE site (ServerFault or SuperUser), but seemed ...
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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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Does SE containing copyright violations make content re-use harder?

Wikipedians get rid of copyright violations from Wikipedia not only to avoid legal issues for Wikipedia, but also to ensure that their work is easier to re-use: However, material copied from ...
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Dealing with questions that openly imply software piracy

I raised a flag on Is there any loop hole to create a .apk file when using the evaluation version of mono for android on Visual Studio? with the message "The poster is asking for help to avoid ...
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Answers suggesting a violation of TOS

On the facebook tag, I have been seeing some users answering questions by suggesting that the OP violate the Facebook TOS. I will always downvote answers or questions that deal with violating ...
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Create a flag type / category for illegal content

There was recently an answer on SO that I had flagged as Other because it contained a link to a website that illegally distributed copyrighted material (in this case, a book) and encouraged ...
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