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If you believe that any of the materials on the Site infringe your copyright, you should notify TNN of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the procedures described below. TNN will process claims of alleged infringement and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable intellectual property laws. Any claimed copyright infringement notifications should be sent to TNN’s designated agent: [NOTE, TNN MUST REGISTER ITS DMCA AGENT WITH THE US COPYRIGHT OFFICE]
The New Normal LLC
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