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Stack Exchange Privacy Policy Revision history

On https://stackexchange.com/legal/privacy-policy, there is mention that "If we change this policy, we’ll update this document to keep you in the loop".. Great! However, I have never liked ...
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Send an email to users if any changes are made in the privacy policy and/or terms of service

If any changes are made in the privacy policy and/or terms of service of SE/SO, please send an email to the users (at least a month in advance before the legal agreement comes into effect). For ...
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How to properly decide on a new site policy?

This question was asked on meta.codereview.SE for deciding on a new site policy. There was not much for a response but all the response agreed on one thing. Now there seem to be people saying that ...
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Is it now suddenly acceptable to post applications as questions here on Meta?

Yesterday I noticed this. This question is nothing more than blatant advertisement for an application. My understanding was that this sort of thing belonged on StackApps. Has the policy changed? Can ...
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Why aren't high-rep users able to post from IP addresses that are automatically banned?

As explicitly stated in the last section of the FAQ (emphasis mine), My account is in good standing. Why am I still blocked? The ban also takes in account the IP address. If you browse from a shared ...
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Are there any visual graphs or tree hierarchy lists of meta policy posts?

Similar to browsing a listing of current government or state laws (or Wikipedia for a visual example), I would like to be able to see: The general/overview list of all policy topics; List of all ...
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Policy on closing quality questions or questions which have been reviewed previously

This is a two part question. Are we keeping track of repeated close votes by the same person? Here are bunch of reviews from the last couple days: What is the best practice for multiple Include ...
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