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Including other people's comments in your answers [duplicate]

Related to this question I'm wondering if it's okay to include another person's comments in your answer. See this: If the person answering the question were to get their answer accepted because of ...
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Policy on re-using your own past answers?

If you come across a question that can be answered with one of your old answers, what is the policy for re-using your old responses? (assuming the the question is different enough or too old to be ...
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content ripping from stackoverflow [duplicate]

Just found this by google: http://nerdanswer.com/answer.php?q=197396 which is a copy of How do I enable tcpwrapper (hosts.deny) filter in mysqld / mariadb Is it allowed?
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Create a software mechanism to report sites that use SE content without following attribution rules

At the time of this post there are 87 answers to the meta question: Report sites that use SE content without following attribution rules here. The sheer volume of answers makes it impossible to ...
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License and our ezine

We have a GFDL ezine about FOSS world, after consult we decided put a section about an article that describe Q/A from unix.stackexchange or stackoverflow and so on for each number.What's license of ...
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Good examples of sites, books, other using StackExchange content? [closed]

I've read a number of questions from people who want to attribute correctly, and from people reporting improperly or wholly unattributed uses; Report sites that use Stack Exchange content without ...
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Answers lifted and published elsewhere

I came across a blog post today which sounded very familiar. Here is the post: http://www.dkphp.com/questions-2/pros-and-cons-of-using-a-cursor-in-sql-server.html Why did the content sound familiar? ...
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Can I safely assume that content here really is Creative Commons licensed, given that there's no click-through agreement?

I just created a new test account on one of the Stack Exchange network websites. I noticed that before I post, Stack Exchange network websites never make me click an "agree" button to agree to ...
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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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Board reader doesn't honour attribution guidelines

boardreader.com doesn't seem to honour Stack Exchange's attribution required guidelines. To be specific this one: Hyperlink directly to the original question on the source site There is no ...
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Scraper site Stream Reader violating license by linking with wrong usernames?

I'm not entirely content with bad sites reusing content anyway, but they should at least (see http://www.streamreader.org/gaming/questions/14249/how-to-prevent-snail-poo, which takes content from How ...
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Puppin.org seems to be scraping SO content [duplicate]

news.puppin.org seems to be scraping right into a wordpress blog, and ranking in searches too. I ran across this link: http://news.puppin.org/question/non-relational-db-which-one-is-the-right-choice-...
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DeveloperQuestion.com copying StackExchange content [duplicate]

These guys appear to be scraping content from StackExchange sites and replacing some of the words with synonyms, possibly to avoid page rank issues with duplicate content. http://developerquestion....
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“copyright” and QuestionHub harvesting questions from SO

Hi all, while browsing desperatly online hoping to find answers to a question I asked, I found my own question on google (fair enough) and on this website named "QuestionHub". Their tagline reads ...
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Some site is extracting SO questions to get hits?

Maybe you guys already know about this but while searching for a question I came across this site: www.systut.com Looks like someone is extracting the questions. They do link back to SO though. Not ...
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Reusing other people's past responses

Is it permissible to link to other people's past responses in your answer? Is it rude? What about reusing bits and pieces from other people's answers (e.g. to create the "perfect answer" over time)? ...
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Is Stack Overflow's content protected?

I mean, can I copy part of the content and put it in a website? Can questions be distributed or published?