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I am looking for another answer to a problem posted earlier at MSE here, and by chance stumbled into another website called How360 having exactly the same question and answers here. Are they under the same parent company?

Thanks.

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No, this is an unrelated site that scrapes Stack Exchange posts and puts ads around them. Which by itself is allowed, as long as they give attribution to authors of posts and link back to Stack Exchange. Which they do, at the bottom of page.

There are many such sites: some of them abide by attribution requirements, many do not. For details, see A site (or scraper) is copying content from Stack Exchange. What do I do?

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  • $\begingroup$ I don't see any links to Stack Exchange or any mention of it. That could be because I don't get shown any answers due to the ad-blocker, however. $\endgroup$ – Daniel Fischer Jan 29 '15 at 14:48
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for enlightening me. $\endgroup$ – Amanda.M Jan 29 '15 at 14:51
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    $\begingroup$ So, if I understand correctly, scrapers are allowed, but SCRAPERs are not? In that case, that backronym is not ideally chosen imho. $\endgroup$ – Daniel R Jan 29 '15 at 14:54
  • $\begingroup$ @DanielFischer This is what I see near the bottom of the page. $\endgroup$ – user147263 Jan 29 '15 at 15:01
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    $\begingroup$ Probably the ad-blocker then, blank for me. $\endgroup$ – Daniel Fischer Jan 29 '15 at 15:04
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    $\begingroup$ Nothing for me either.. I just see the question - it should either also block that too or show everything. Now it shows an unsourced quote. $\endgroup$ – paul23 Jan 29 '15 at 19:12

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