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Privacy Statement

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Copyright Claims

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To be considered effective, a notification of a claimed copyright infringement must be provided and must include the following information:

  • The signature of the copyright owner, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive copyright that has allegedly been infringed.
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  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and URLs or other information reasonably sufficient to permit TechGuy Inc to locate the material.
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