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What is plagiarism? How do I avoid it? How do I address it when I see it?

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Editing an answer to remove a section plagiarised from your own answer?

You answered it first. But yours lacked depth, details, and formatting, compared to hers. People usually vote up beautifully formatted and detailed answers more. Can't say she copied yours - maybe she ...
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What is EL&U's policy about attributing links?

A personal view: I generally mention the source of links I use to support facts, but wouldn't usually edit someone else's answer to source their links. There is an exception, and it happens to occur ...
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What is plagiarism? How do I avoid it? How do I address it when I see it?

I have a few quibbles with this answer. Is this effort even necessary? Has there been some increase in plagiarism lately on ELU? Or some particularly egregious cases? Anything that requires ...
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Announcement: AI generated answers are officially banned here

Good luck enforcing it. The problem isn't attribution however. The AI is trained on patterns. As soon as someone creates their own model, the only way you can tell it might have been generated from AI ...
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Announcement: AI generated answers are officially banned here

Your first dot-point together with comments below the question suggest that AI-generated material is not permitted on EL&U (main) even as attributed sources. If we find something on the internet ...
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Editing an answer to remove a section plagiarised from your own answer?

The purpose of editing is to clarify or otherwise improve a post. Feel free to add citations and attribution when it is clear what the probable sources are (e.g. a direct quote containing many words). ...
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Announcement: AI generated answers are officially banned here

Stack Exchange changes their mind: “Do not ban AI answers” 31 May 2023 Judging by the most recent policy diktat announced by Stack Exchange, AI generated answers are no longer to be unilaterally ...
Mari-Lou A's user avatar
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Announcement: AI generated answers are officially banned here

Is it ethical for an answer that is clearly attributed to AI source, but which also includes original content be deleted? Can we not trust community members to know how to cast their votes? One such ...
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