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There needs to be a way to delete content or disassociate your account from said content [duplicate]

I know this has probably been beaten to death, but there really needs to be a way to remove yourself from posted content. I understand deleting content has its issues, but certainly you should be able ...
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24 votes
1 answer
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Question disowned by author/moderator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove my name from a post, in accordance with CC:WIKI? I saw this question a minute after it was posted, whose author was our friendly neighborhood moderator ...
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-11 votes
3 answers
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How can I force delete my own question? [duplicate]

There are a lot of question similar to it but I want to give a good reason to do this. I did this question: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/64616/how-to-build-the-circuit-of-a-small-...
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5 votes
1 answer
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Unlinking a question from my account [duplicate]

I have some questions with accepted and/or upvoted answers, which I would like to no longer associate with my account. I know it is impossible to actually delete them. The rationale behind that is ...
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-3 votes
2 answers
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How to make my posts invisible to public searches or delete them? [duplicate]

I encountered a problem deleting my own post that contained answers on it. Is there any way I could make my posts with answers invisible to non stackoverflow members at least?
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6 votes
1 answer
173 views

How can someone remove a question from his account but not from the site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove my name from a post, in accordance with CC:WIKI? I know that this question was asked by which user. But now, that question is removed from his account but the ...
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2 answers
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Anonymise a question instead of Deleting [duplicate]

I understand the reasons why you cannot delete a question that has answers as the people who posted the answers did so in good faith, but how about being able to disconnect your user account from the ...
19 votes
0 answers
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How do I disassociate a question from my account? [duplicate]

Say I asked a question that gained some attention but also want to not be connected to the question in case my workplace stumbles upon it since it questions the company I'm working for. How can I ...
14 votes
0 answers
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I don't want to be associated with my question. How can I hide it? [duplicate]

One of my highest voted questions on stack exchange, while interesting, is not something I want to be associated with when someone decides to look at my profile. I'd be happier if I had more questions ...
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0 answers
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How to relinquish answers I've provided? [duplicate]

I'd like to remove hold of all of my answers I hold on StackOverflow while keeping their content in tact just in case they help anyone down the road. How can I go about doing this? I see [deleted] ...
2 votes
0 answers
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Accidentally made an anonymous post with my real e-mail [duplicate]

Creating and authenticating Salesforce Marketing Cloud Integration I created this question and didn't want to log-in (LastPass was infuriating me) so I gave it a fake name and my old e-mail. However, ...
2 votes
0 answers
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Can an answered question be anonymized because it can't be deleted? [duplicate]

You cannot delete this question as others have invested time and effort into answering it. For more information, visit the help center. The situation is as follows: A question has a positive record ...
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1 vote
0 answers
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How to remove my username from my question? [duplicate]

I've asked and gotten a satisfactory answer to my question, but now I want to disown the question. I don't want to delete it, but just make it that my username doesn't appear. Is that possible?
228 votes
23 answers
17k views

Creative Commons Licensing UI and Data Updates

When we last updated you to clarify concerns and answer questions about our transition to version 4.0 of the CC BY-SA license we committed to posting updates to the UI and addressing unanswered ...
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515 votes
1 answer
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How does deleting work? What can cause a post to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? What are the criteria for deletion?

What circumstances can cause a question or answer to be deleted, and what does that actually mean? How can a post be deleted? When can't I delete my own post? Can I still see my post even after it's ...

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