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One of my friend has a Stack Overflow account. Recently he passed away. Is there any way to report it to Stack Exchange. If it's so kindly share the required steps

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closed as off topic by Sathya Jun 21 '13 at 14:52

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This is answered on Meta StackOverflow:

We concluded that, for a site like ours, a formal policy or process around memorializing the accounts of the deceased might do more harm than good.


Obviously, we are always happy to work with deceased users' loved ones, and we will try to accommodate requests that we believe honour the dead's wishes, but our default approach is to believe that our users who are taken from us continue to want what they did when they were alive - for their posts to help those that come after them, and for their profile to represent who they are in whatever way they decided when they filled it out.

So there is no specific need to report to SE. If you do have a specific request, your best bet would be to contact SE directly.

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thanks for the input , i contacted them via email.,well could u point what kind of documents needs to be attached while emailing them? –  BlueBerry - vignesh4303 Jun 21 '13 at 6:58
No worries. As noted in the post, SE doesn't have a formal process for handling this situation. If you do have a specific request, the SE staff will let you know what is required when you contact them. –  John C Jun 21 '13 at 7:19

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