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Below please find our “Reprinting Policy” for all reprinted and otherwise used ProCon.org content. We have broken down our policy into two sections: I. Reprinting Policy under “Fair Use”; and II. Reprinting Policy for Commercial (Non-“Fair Use”) Requests.
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I. Reprinting Policy under “Fair Use”: ProCon.org authorizes its content to be reprinted only if:
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II. Reprinting Policy for Commercial (Non-“Fair Use”) Requests:
For reprinting requests that do not strictly meet (or appear to meet) all of the five conditions in section I. above, please email email@example.com prior to publication for permission, which may or may not be granted. Third parties cannot use ProCon.org content, employee statements, or anything else considered proprietary to ProCon.org in advertising, marketing, or other promotional efforts without prior written permission from ProCon.org management.
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