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Isn't posting the same questions & answers without referral on a different website, illegal? [duplicate]

I've been searching around and came across this website: ubuntuask.com Disregarding the obvious similarity in the domain name, from what I can see, all their data is copied from Ask Ubuntu. For ...
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Are you aware of askubuntu.biz?

Not sure this is the right place for such a question, but are the owners of askubuntu.com aware of a clone going by the name askubuntu.biz? It came up for me in a Google search result for "libsodium ...
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What's my question doing in QueryXchanger? [duplicate]

About a month ago, I made this post. However, I found out just now that my post is showing up verbatim in other sites. https://mail.queryxchange.com/q/3_1085977/no-gui-after-kubuntu-18-10-upgrade-...
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Found askubuntu copycat site, where do i report? [duplicate]

Here's the link: http://askubuntu.com.80bola.com/questions/121373/etc-lightdm-unity-greeter-conf-file-missing Been googling around for lightdm background image solutions, and found this. On google ...
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What is this "clone" site doing? And why? [duplicate]

In a google search, I stumbled upon this site: http://askubuntu.com.80bola.com/ Which seems to clone the askubuntu.com site. Apart the fact that I do not know if this is legal --- surely not ...
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"itectec.com" website links — could they be stripped from questions/answers? [duplicate]

The website at the itectec.com domain is stealing content from StackExchange sites (including this one) and other forums and shows it as their own content. They are pretty good with search engines, ...
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fake askubuntu. Beware [duplicate]

I found a fake askubuntu i.e. a website that looks exactly like askubuntu but URL is: http://viyals.com. Beware, if you try to login on such website your username and password maybe stolen. Anyway ...
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Content scraping [duplicate]

I noticed recently that a YouTube user is scraping Ask Ubuntu (and possibly other stackexchange sites) and posting videos with the questions and answers. A few examples: My wireless is hard-blocked ...
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Possible spam page pointing cloning or pointing to askubuntu.com, how can I report it? [duplicate]

I recently noticed on my google webmaster account that a link was pointing to my website - which I did not recognise, so I thought I would visit it (in an incognito window) to see what it was and it ...
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May have found a SCRAPER [duplicate]

So, during my daring adventures searching through Google to the answer to a user's question, I found their question. But their question was not on this site (Ask Ubuntu). It was (is) on a site called ...
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