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Claims of Copyright Infringement. Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider’s (the DANK Haus’) Designated Agent.
See our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.