Questions tagged [censor]

Censor: delete or hide. This tag can be applied to questions discussing what level of language is appropriate here, and also to questions regarding the controversial practice of deleting questions.

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Can we prevent movie spoiler subjects from making it to the front page? [duplicate]

I know the particular thing I see shouldn't be a big surprise, but if I go to Stack Exchange's home page, I'd like to not be greeted with a major story point for a movie that just came out today. ...
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Is there a formal policy on controversial (i.e., defamatory or opinionated) topics: Racist queries on Biology SE?

I cannot believe that Someone would ask a loaded question about general, racist, behavioral cultural stereotypes on StackExchange (cf. eugenics). That some users would attempt to answer/discuss/...
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Stack Exchange blocked by EE - Adult content

I fired up Stack Exchange on my mobile today and got this: EE is an ISP and mobile operator in the UK. This is happening for stackexchange.com and all subdomains, but not SO. It is not affecting ...
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What can a user do if moderators remove a point of view from questions and answers

I wonder what happens if moderators act to remove contributions from a contributor, such that: A particular belief or point of view cannot be seen by other visitors That contributor is unable to make ...
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Foul language on profile info [duplicate]

I see no foul language on comments, answers or questions, but what about profile info? Is foul language allowed there? Check out this profile
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Block foul language feature? [duplicate]

I just saw a question (now deleted) that had a lot of offensive language in it (Google translation; it was written in Turkish). I flagged the question, and commented. After others commented, the OP ...
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HTTPS Problem when accessing Stack Overflow in China

I don't know if this is 100% true, but I live in China, and I now require a VPN to access Stack Overflow. It seems like the following files aren't loading in China. The index page itself is loading, ...
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Is mentioning sex ok or is it not?

After we had a discussion about sex on the Internet in Stack Overflow's C++ chat room yesterday, the room description was changed to something mentioning sex. Before you think you discovered ...
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SO Blog Censorship and Mild Criticism

I think this should be put out to the meta community. As everyone knows by now the SO blog, as well as others, experienced downtime because of a fault at the hosting provider. A lot of data was lost ...
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Feature request: SafeOverflow

Defaults to true. If set to true replaces all instances of known swear words with replacements (comical or * based). If false renders the content as originally presented. Benefits: Reduces ...