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How do I remove my contributions from Stack Exchange, in the event of a license violation?

Stack Exchange is now partnering with OpenAI. While the company has received a commitment from OpenAI that attribution will be maintained, and the company has not relicensed our contributions (as of ...
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Custom Sidebar content expects "i.stack.imgur" link despite the change over to

Update: Now, it seems it expects the PhotoUrl to begin with (note the singular "s" in the URL). However, the photo URLs have two s's. So it still doesn't work. ...
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Login failure using Google password keychain on Android

I use a Google account as a keychain for all my passwords. Until now, I was able to log into the Electrical Engineering Stack Exchange site on both my MacBook Air and my Android phone using this ...
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Sporadic login/logout issues after February 24 maintenance

Since at least 2 hours ago (7:00PM (EST) on Saturday, February 24, 2024) and about 6 hours past the time today’s maintenance was declared “COMPLETED” by staff member Dalmarus I have experienced login ...
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Can a user request to know if/when a moderator accessed their PII?

Moderator have access to user's PII, for the sake of moderation activities. Can a regular user request at any moment to know when and if moderators of a given community have accessed their PII?
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Does the network minimum age requirement also include users without an account?

Context: why I am asking this Recently the network Acceptable Usage Policy was changed. As a result of those changes now it is technically possible to include what the policy defines as "Sexually ...
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Cookie consent going down hill

SE's cookie reject seems to have just got a lot worse. I now have to both opt-out, and then reject "legitimate interest". But that is not enough; I have to then go through all the vendors, ...
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Rate limit for posting comments seems to not be enforced

According to The Complete Rate-Limiting Guide creation of comments is limited to 3 per 30 seconds. However, today I saw a user seemingly post a lot more comments than that limitation suggests. Since I ...
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Make the background of code blocks darker (or a different color)

When we use code blocks, created for example by the "Code Sample" button ({}), the background is so light: Example: hsl(0,0%,96.5%) But when we use backticks (`) to create inline code the ...
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Will the tracking pixels replace the existing advertiser tracking?

The company has recently announced a change to its advertising practices: they plan to allow the use of tracking pixels by select advertisers. I am under the impression that this is merely formalising ...
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Indicator on Meta next to the display name of former Staff and/or Mod users for actions performed with that status

When a staff member or a mod posts or performs an action on a site (like commenting, reviews, revisions) their status as Staff and/or Mod status is clearly identified using symbols or text set next to ...
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Recently added translations don't reach the site again

Three months ago we had the similar problem: Recently added translations don't reach the site that was resolved during the week without any visible feedback from the staff. Now the issue arise ...
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What is the status of the changes to the moderator agreement agreed to during the negotiations in August?

As part of the strike negotiation results, several changes to the Moderator Agreement were agreed upon. These include: A mandatory review period for binding policies Stack Exchange, Inc. staff cannot ...
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Does Stack Overflow Inc have a 'plan B' for their current AI strategy failing?

As a long time user, I've seen SE go through multiple cycles of trying to find new revenue sources (Careers, Teams, and now AI), and when it fails we go through cycles of downsizing like the most ...
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Lack of Company follow-through / Company failure to meet expectations

It brings me no joy to write this post. Just over a month ago, Stack Overflow announced their most recent round of layoffs for the 2023 calendar year. Following that announcement, Philippe (VP, ...
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Transifex missing a string about automatically converting answer to a comment

When system automatically convert my answer to a comment, I get the string "Your answer has been automatically converted to a comment", untranslated. I wrote a bug-report in ruSO meta, but a ...
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Moderation tools are broken for Tor users

Related to: Top bar navigation partially lost when accessing from Tor network - unable to post answers or comments Moderators are unable to perform most moderation actions when using Tor. Network ...
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Transifex missing a string about incorrect e-mail

When I try to login in ruSO but put in an incorrect e-mail address, I get the string "No user found with matching email", untranslated. I wrote a bug-report in ruSO meta, but a moderator ...
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Unable to translate a comment on user Rate Limit History

The autogenerated comment on user Rate Limit History (История ограничения рейтинга) like the following one is not ready to translation: User Id {id} is blocked from asking questions for {days} days ...
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Is Stack Exchange explicitly blocking web crawlers that have a potential to be used for training AI models?

The robots.txt for all SE sites explicitly blocks GPTBot and Amazonbot. GPTBot is OpenAI's web crawler that is used for training their large language models as well as allowing their applications to ...
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I'm clicking the same message multiple times to get it to clear, is it broken, or is something else happening?

My inbox indicates that I have a message! I click it to see what that message is. My expectation is that the message would be cleared from the inbox's active queue (the red-circle number decrements ...
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Per-site inauthentic usage policy links to MSE for referencing standards (as opposed to per-site pages)

I've picked two sites here - Magento and Aviation as examples. Each site, linked from the per-site CoC, has an inauthentic usage policy. At the end of the policy, it has a link to referencing ...
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Change the attach-pictures icon to something more appropriate?

We spend a lot of time explaining to newbies that the "attach photo" button is the mountain-landscape icon. Aren't we overdue to replace that icon with something more self-evident, like a ...
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Why is the URL advanced search operator only finding lowercase URLs?

Consider the search url:DarthFubuMVC (even searching globally). It returns posts that have that GitHub username in lowercase (, but not ones like A: fubumvc - ...
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Changing the type of diff view on revisions that don't change the post's rendered output doesn't work, and may cause excessive load on SE's servers

On post revisions that don't change the post's rendered output, such as addition/removal/edits of HTML comments, changing inline links to footnote links, changing image descriptions, etc., the toggle ...
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Some fields on contact page contain encoded placeholders

There are encoded placeholders on some fields on contact page. For instance: Trust and Safety Account Issue Reproduced on all non-English sites if non-Latin symbols are used in resulting ...
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Popup for suspending from suggested edits contains encoded symbols

The native browser confirmation popup that appears when a moderator is attempting to suspend a user from suggest edits contains encoded symbols in the username. Moreover, if the Cancel button is ...
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The "A day in the penalty box" needs a comments cleanup, and better curation

There's a proper, fairly well documented process of appealing a suspension - via moderator message replies or the contact pages. For some reason, folks, including many who know how things work, have ...
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Bug with the special characters in the email on Contact page

I have an account with email like [email protected] (Not a real email). I've visited the Contact page, selected the contact variant (for example, Account Issue > I need to merge user profiles)...
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Unfollowing a post by clicking on the [following] button does not work on WebKit browsers (all iOS browsers and Mac Safari) [duplicate]

Summary: With some browsers on macOS and iOS, unfollowing a question or answer dows not work anymore by clicking on the [following] button below the post. The test results (below) strongly indicate ...
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Visited Calendar pop out on user activity pages missing

Update Jan. 17, 2024 Yay! The calendar pop-out is back in action. When I click the link on "Visited xxx days" (hover text:Click to view daily visit calendar) on user profile page I get only ...
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Textbox placeholder for creating a site-specific close reason includes invalid short links

When a diamond moderator creates a new site-specific close reason, they are presented with a form to specify the various notices that should appear on closed posts. One of those notices, the one ...
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'DeclareMathOperator' is not working with subscripts or superscripts

Somehow SE's MathJax doesn't like \DeclareMathOperator in subscripts or superscripts. This doesn't render on SE: $\DeclareMathOperator{\two}{two}$ $\two+\two=\two^\two$ (I can't directly demonstrate ...
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Improve post-notice for sourceless answers

On questions like this one that have a tendency to be answered by low-rep users who don't cite any sources, mods can add the following post-notice: Want to improve this post? Provide detailed ...
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Reword the description of the blocklist page on the mod tools list

This recent post clarifies that the <site> page includes not only fully blocklisted content but also content that generates warnings (such as, for example, ...
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Unable to delete my answer

I wrote this answer to a SO question. Then I learned that I misunderstood the question, so I tried to delete my answer. The confirmation dialog popped up, I clicked on OK, but it wasn't deleted. The ...
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Answers deleted as result of a DMCA Takedown Request still visible via revision history

This is a follow-up to Posts deleted as result of a DMCA Takedown Request still visible via suggested edits. If you have 10k+ reputation on Stack Overflow, you can see the revision history of the ...
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SE API: Recent OAuth 2.0 implicit flow breaking change

Changed behavior: Unexpected values returned with the access_token when using the implicit OAuth 2.0 flow We are, now, seeing additional scope data included in the hash for the URL used as the ...
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Auto suspend the user network-wide if their accounts have been destroyed on a certain number (e.g. 3) of sites

Possibly related; might be an extension or alternative to: A user should just be destroyed network-wide automatically if it has no upvoted content and is destroyed on two independent sites by mods ...
Meta Andrew T.'s user avatar
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Translation for "N/A" is not used on admin page

Available translation for "N/A" is not used on moderator admin page: It's not really critical, but could please be fixed.
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When trying to specify a question on another site as a duplicate target, the error message displays incorrectly on sites with ampersands in their name

When flagging/VTCing a question as a dupe, and the link pasted into the box is from a different site, the error message looks like this: But on the 17 sites with ampersands in their titles (as well ...
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Can we have a follow-up to "GPT on the platform: Data, actions, and outcomes"?

In answers to GPT on the platform: Data, actions, and outcomes there's been criticism about the methodology. As the policy about suspensions and the strike is now ongoing for more than 30 days, can we ...
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Why is there one remaining page on Windows Phone Meta SE?

Note: while theoretically this question "Only relates to one network site", the per-site Meta is gone (or not!), so I can't really post there, so I picked MSE. On November 17th, 2022 Windows ...
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Allow us to use the [-] symbol to exclude results in other operators, not just tags

I can use - before a tag to mean "not that tag". For example, I can search for "not python" on SO. However, this doesn't seem to work for other operators. For example, using -user:...
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Network profile still shows original identicon

According to this post, all identicons have been regenerated. However, on the Network Profile page it still has the original identicon. Compare here and here. In the former you can see my new dark ...
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Vote buttons in the tour page are different from the actual vote buttons

Essentially the same as this question, Vote buttons in the banner are different from the actual vote buttons, except that this is about the example vote buttons in the tour page; the depicted buttons ...
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Can't join Area 51 discussions

I want to join the Area 51 (Stack Exchange site) Discussion Zone community. But when I click the "join this community", the page displays a message: Completing log in to Area 51. You will ...
Ben the Coder's user avatar
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Vote buttons in the banner are different from the actual vote buttons

When you visit a site you haven't joined yet, it shows this banner: The current vote buttons don't match with the ones in the banner. Is there a redesign in progress for the banner? Note: From my ...
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Why is SE staff violating SE policy by un-featuring posts about the strike on per-site Metas?

There have been several cases where SE staff has removed the featured tag from per-site Meta posts in relation to the strike, despite no (public) statement from SE regarding that. Unless there is a ...
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Dear SE, please stop disparaging the moderators in the press

The VP of Community for SE gave the following statement to the press: Stack Overflow ran an analysis and the ChatGPT detection tools that moderators were previously using have an alarmingly high rate ...
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