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Duplicated tags: forensic and forensics. Can we merge them?

It's possibile to merge these two tags? Theyr meaning is the same. Also: do you think it would be more appropriate to use the long version "computer-forensics"?
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How and when should we use the Community Wiki feature?

Im wondering when, if ever, we should use the community wiki feature which we often see on SO. Is it even implemented in our site? Also have a look at discussion-questions . Discussion questions ...
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Which tags should I use on question about “version tracking”?

In the spirit of this thread, I would like to know if I tagged this question correctly. I've tagged it as security-awareness, as I think being aware of major updates and security issues of piece of ...
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How should we tag questions about {subject}?

Straight from #3 on the-7-essential-meta-questions-of-every-beta, can we get a description of tags and actively work to collapse and edit tags before they get out of hand? The best way to ...
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Should the FAQ contain guidelines around asking questions that may compromise security?

With the increasing use of social media mining tools such as Maltego should we be stressing that people should think carefully about what they are asking questions on? Especially if they are asking ...
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Merge with the security proposal?

Should this site merge with the Security proposal, and other security-related Stack Exchange site proposals such as Cryptography and Social engineering? In spite of the previous merges, this site ...
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Where to draw the line between “IT pro” vs “end-user” questions?

I thought this question (How to open a file from the Internet in a secure way?) would be off-topic, but apparently some people seem to think otherwise. Where do we draw the line between professional ...
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Should we accept question about making exploit or building malware?

The kind of question I am referring to is a little bit like this one : Malwares source repositories. Where? Question that are around the subject of "How can I make virus/malware/exploit/etc." are ...
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So… What should our FAQ contain?

No.2 on http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/07/the-7-essential-meta-questions-of-every-beta/
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Security-tagged questions on SO/SF

There are some really great security questions asked on Stack Overflow / Superuser sites, with some really excellent answers. Had this site been around back then, here would have been a much more ...
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Is the site name IT-Security, or App-Security?

Cuz the site is not fully consistent... Most places its "Application Security", as it was in the Area51 proposal, but the logo, the domain name, and the notification email, its IT security. My vote ...
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Should users say “thanks”

Should users say thanks either in the comments or in the question itself?
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Discussion questions

Are discussion question okay? I'd like to start a discussion on why XSS should be renamed Script Injection, and if there is agreement on that (I've got a few arguments), if and how we could go about ...
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So the million dollar question…with respect to security, what kind of questions are acceptable

and even more importantly what kind of questions are not pertinent here. I am guessing that questions related to how to implement a very specific security task would still be SO? Or am i wrong? ...

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