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MPAA's Intellectual Property Rights and Limited License
Copyright and Trademarks
Links, Linking and other Parties
Representations and Warranties
Disclaimer of Warranties
Termination, Discontinuance and Interruptions
Limitation of Liability
Governing Law and Disputes
Modification and Termination
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