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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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....