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Why can't the system auto-handle the issue of unfair voting that happens due to sock puppets like it does in case of serial voting?

In case of serial voting, we know that, the system auto detects and corrects the voting. So, there is nothing to worry about. But why can't it do the same in cases of the unfair voting that is ...
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Allow account “deactivation”, instead of irreversible “deletion”

Like Facebook, there can be a feature of deactivation of an SE profile, where the account is not deleted permanently but deactivated until next login for activation. All the user data is restored once ...
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User was removed

An actively voting user got deleted today. Many people have reputations loss due to that. Which User got removed? & also Why (if anyone knows)? From this meta post, it appears that the user may ...
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Is there any way to take legal action on the inflammatory answers?

For the last few days the site has been impregnated with inflammatory answers against Gods which are excessively abusive. Is there any way to take legal actions on them based on any IT act? If Yes, ...
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Can a suspended user gain or loose reputation during the period of suspension?

Suppose when a user was banned, he had 1000 reputation points. Suppose he was banned for a week. Now, assume that, in that one week, his posts received up and down votes amounting to an overall gain ...
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What led to user SK's current suspension?

The new user SK is banned temporarily yet again. This is the 2nd suspension for him with hardly 2 days have elapsed after his 1st ban ended. He created a lot of controversies from the start and it ...
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Why was user12262 a.k.a shanu deleted?

Why was user12262 a.k.a shanu deleted? His/Her last post was: Do any Hindu scriptures say that Hinduism is not a religion but simply a way of life? Was it voluntary account deletion or was it a ...
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How does this site deal with aliases?

How does the site deal with aliases? Suppose the moderators are convinced about some accounts being the aliases of one principle account. Will all such alias accounts be suspended under all ...