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Suggestion to mass-replace links to

Links to various files starting with and no longer work, but they can be ...
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Domains with dead links

It is natural that some of the links in the posts stop working eventually. In some cases, the dead links are fixable. (And there are many editors on this site who try to edit such links.) Perhaps we ...
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Old Links to PlanetMath have Broken

I recently fixed a broken link to a PlanetMath page, by changing to ...
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Why users are providing expired link?

I see many old answers contains expired links. Whenever I click on a link it show that links has expired. I'm not getting why users are providing expired links in an answer?
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Questions with broken links

I just noticed that this question has a broken link. Is there a standard way to deal with this? Should we delete the link, add a comment beside it, or fix it? I'm not that good with technology, so I'm ...
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Link Rot Notice: Springer EOM

A lot of us (especially professional mathematicians) here, in posting answers and questions, link to one of the four commonly used resources: Wikipedia, the Springer encyclopedia of mathematics, ...
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