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I have a question about copyright. What should I read before I ask it?

Overview Copyright law protects a the copyright owner’s right to control certain intangible works, specifically protecting original expression but not underlying facts or ideas. Current copyright law ...
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How to deal with comments?

Law.SE guidelines layout rules we all can agree to Law.SE works because we have all agreed to a set of rules when we started using the site these rules are layed out for all of us to follow, and they ...
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How to deal with comments?

I asked about this on SO several years ago, and humorously, much of the interesting discussion happened in the comments before being deleted. My view is that there can be interesting material there ...
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How to deal with comments?

The new comment-removal fetish is pointless and should be reversed. Although there are plenty of exceptions, there is an abundance of comments that add useful information to the answer and further ...
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How to ask a good question?

A good question Don't make it about you or your personal circumstances. We can't give legal advice, and your question will often just be better if you take the time to think about the more general ...
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How to deal with comments?

IMO, one valid use of comments is to set forth a challenge to an answer, especially when the answer is wrong in some fashion. Perhaps the commentator should write the comment as a separate answer: ...
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How to deal with comments?

We are not an outlier Thanks for the thoughtful feedback. In response, I've queried my assumptions and had a look at the data. This is a chart showing our comments per post compared to some other ...
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What is the policy on self-links and commercial links in answers?

If it's spam, flag it. As per What are the “spam” and “rude or abusive” (offensive) flags, and how do they work?: A post should be marked as spam ONLY when it contains an unsolicited advertisement. ...
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What is the policy on self-links and commercial links in answers?

We have not yet developed a Law.SE-specific policy on these. What follows is my personal proposal and reasoning. As a general rule, I think we should point people to the guidance at https://meta....
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