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Asking for/providing links to (probably) illegal ebooks [duplicate]

In the last days I encountered at least two questions (that I still recall) in which people were asking for/providing links to complete ebooks. While I know that some authors choose to publish their ...
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Offering to e-mail a copy of a book to the OP of a question

Kaestur Hakarl keeps removing my offer to e-mail a copy of Emil Artin's Geometric Algebra to the OP of a question. Revision list What I did is not against the rules, and I ask Kaestur Hakarl to ...
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General Policy of Environment: More MathOverflow-like, or StackOverflow-like?

It seems like much of of the conflicts arising here revolve around people bringing different philosophies to the table, which they have worked with and have found successful (both of them). There is ...
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Is sharing books ok?

I have some useful book collections (pdf, djvu ...etc), and I am wondering if it's ok to share them with Mathematics site users, as I also need some others from you. So is sharing download links ok ...
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Sharing non-legit book source on MSE

If some user wishes to share a reference/link to a book download site that does not appear to be a legit source, can he post such links on MSE? If sharing such sources is not allowed then don't we ...
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Requests for electronic versions of books

Should we allow requests for electronic versions of books such as this? While sometimes there may be legit copies out there, most of the time the books are copyrighted and we shouldn't post links to ...
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On the inclusion of pages-of-text-as-images in answers

This is related to this question: On the inclusion of pages-of-text-as-images in questions and inspired by this answer of mine: https://math.stackexchange.com/a/100984/2614 So, the discussion in the ...
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How can I post some of the pages from google books preview?

I heard someone cannot view the page that I can view in Google books, But sometimes I may have problems inside the book, how can I paste the image or page from Google books to this website?
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Should there be tags for problems/exercises, such as [solution-request] ?

T.. suggested as a comment on this question that we use a solution-request tag for certain questions. The resulting conversation has been transferred here: This ...
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Is it proper to request a specific paper here?

I am looking for an old paper; I clearly remember that I have found it a few years ago but could not find the paper anymore. Not sure if it is proper to ask here. Anyway, the paper I am looking for is ...