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What is EL&U's policy about attributing links?

Today an editor added the source of every link I included in an answer of mine. They are a total of six links, only one contains a quote– fairly extensive–which was clearly attributed. In the ...
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Announcement: AI generated answers are officially banned here

It's really quite unbelievable, but artificial intelligence has recently gotten to the point where, given a question, it can give a stunningly coherent answer almost indistinguishable from a real ...
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Editing an answer to remove a section plagiarised from your own answer?

So I answered a question, and several hours later someone posts another answer which addresses the question differently but then also includes my own answer as an alternative. Do you just let it go, ...
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What is plagiarism? How do I avoid it? How do I address it when I see it?

The purpose of this question is to clarify how plagiarism is defined for the English Language & Usage Stack Exchange, and how the community can respond appropriately to plagiarism when it is ...
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