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All materials on this site are being served to the public for non-commercial historical interest purposes. Some of the materials have been contributed by individuals and organizations while other materials have been produced by the DigiBarn Computer Museum. In some cases, and in the spirit of fair use, contributors or DigiBarn staff have scanned or otherwise reproduced printed materials that have special historical interest to the community. If the confirmed copyright holder of such materials wishes us to include or alter presentation or attribution, or otherwise change the way in which we are displaying this material, we encourage them to follow the steps in our challenge provision below. As this site is solely dedicated to the telling of the story of the history of computing we have included journalists and other writers in this project, and state that this site is an expression of free speech at the service of the user communities involved in and interested in the history of computing.

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