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I often have security questions about risk managment which involve considering technical details at the operating system level. These technical details are necessary to evaluate correctly which risk I am talking of and how to attack their reduction. I want to avoid any form of theoretical or opinion based discussion.

How may I migrate this kind of question to another discussion group?

Which group would be better suited to get a correct risk evaluation aware answer with technical details taking into account the basic weaknesses of the targeted OS?

A practical example is the question Skype removal on Windows.

How may I move it to the Super User group?

Is this the relevant group to get the better suited answer?

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  • not sure exactly what you are asking. Do you mean you want to know how to migrate a question from this site to another? Or are you talking about discussion groups (like Information Security Chat)? – Rory Alsop Nov 20 '13 at 11:08
  • If the former, we don't support opinion based discussion (and in fact we discourage discussion at all on SE sites) as we aim for specific answers to specific questions. – Rory Alsop Nov 20 '13 at 11:10
  • If you are referring to your Skype question, it was closed as off topic because we don't do questions on how to install/remove or how to configure software applications. The close reason suggests asking it on Super User instead. – Rory Alsop Nov 20 '13 at 11:15
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    → Rory[1st comment]: What I'm asking are the 2 sentences in english ending with a question mark ☺. Yes (correct understanding). No (no chat). – dan Nov 20 '13 at 14:50
  • I think the confusing part is calling Stack Exchange sites "groups". These are very definitely NOT discussion groups, this is not just semantics. Please see About. Specifically regarding your Skype question, it was a "how to" question (which we don't cover), and very distinctly NOT a risk analysis / risk management question. – AviD Nov 26 '13 at 13:31
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How may I migrate this kind of question to another discussion group?

  • If you have at least 3000 reputation: click the “close” button on the question, select “off-topic”, then “This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network” and the desired target site.
  • If you have less than 3000 reputation: click the “flag” button , then select “it should be closed for another reason...”, then “off-topic” and continue as above.
  • If the desired site doesn't appear in the list, or if the question is already closed, click “flag”, “other”, and explain what you want a moderator to do and why.

By the way, on Stack Exchange, there are no discussion groups. Stack Exchange is a network of questions and answers sites. Calling them “group” or “site” is a matter of terminology, but the difference between discussion and Q&A is important.

Which group would be better suited to get a correct risk evaluation aware answer with technical details taking into account the basic weaknesses of the targeted OS?

This site is the right place.

But the question you link to is not about getting a risk evaluation. It's about how to accomplish a particular task, and the task is a system administration task, not a security task. This is the job of a system administrator, not the job of a security professional. That's why this question is off-topic here. The question would be on-topic on Super User, a site for computer users and amateur administrators, or possibly on Server Fault, a site for professional system administrators dealing with enterprise software and hardware.

Given that the question has not been answered, migration is overcomplicating things a bit. You might as well repost the question on Super User.

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