Last Updated: November 1, 2017
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YOUR USE OF THE NEW STACK’S CONTENT.
YOUR SITE PARTICIPATION.
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- A description of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed;
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- An address and telephone number where you can be contacted, including an email address if possible;
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- A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in the notice is accurate and that the signatory is the copyright owner or is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
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