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Do we edit self promotion or leave it to be down voted?

I was checking the edit queue and found a suggested edit to remove a link to the answers own blog. It wasn't declared, and looking at the profile it is obvious it belongs to him, however it appears ...
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An ethical obligation to not answer questions seeking to circumvent IT policies?

I've come across a few questions where the user asks something like, "How do I set up a server when the IT department won't let me?" Usually the questions are asked by a relatively inexperienced ...
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Ethical Questions About Hackers, Cheaters, and Lusers

Sometimes the questions asked here are related to the following three categories ... Hackers Yes, yes, I understand there's a fine line between a competent (grey hat) hacker and a sysadmin. But I ...