Questions about the legal aspects of Stack Exchange sites, such as the terms of service, using content and/or code-snippets, attribution, copyrights, patents, using trademarks, etc.

The tag is used for questions about all sorts of legal aspects of any of the SE sites. Here are a few sample questions using this tag:

  • terms of service (eg: asking for clarifications about specific terms)
  • using content (eg: what about copying SE content on another site)
  • using code-snippets (eg: using some code on SE in a commercial product).
  • attribution (eg: how to correctly attribute content found on SE)
  • copyrights (eg: which parts of SE are copyright protected)
  • patents (eg: where to ask questions about specific patents)
  • using trademarks (eg: how to correctly use them in post)

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