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Please send the above information to iNeedaGreatStory.comís Agent for Copyright matters:
Copyright Agent Ė Notice of Infringement
4410 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 101
Chicago, IL 60640
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Chicago, IL 60640 firstname.lastname@example.org
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p) General. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be overbroad, invalid, or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed amended to the minimum extent necessary to render such provision valid and enforceable. If any provision can not reasonably be deemed amended, then such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. You may not sell, assign, or otherwise transfer any rights under this Agreement. iNeedaGreatStory.com may assign or transfer its rights and obligations under this Agreement. Our failure to act with respect to any failure by you or others to comply with this Agreement does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar failures.
Late update: Aug. 1, 2010. * This Agreement is subject to change at any time. Check back periodically for updates which will be posted on this or a similar page of the website.