One of my documents was removed by the BookID™ copyright protection system. What do I do?

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Our BookID™ copyright protection system is one of the ways that we help to protect the rights of authors and publishers. As with any automated system, it occasionally makes mistakes.

BookID algorithmically analyzes computer-readable text for semantic data that is then encoded into a digital "fingerprint." BookID includes fingerprints from educational textbooks and other works that contain long excerpts of classic literature, religious texts, legal documents, and government publications that are typically in the public domain. This occasionally results in the removal of non-copyrighted, authorized, or public domain material from Scribd. If you have received a notification that your work was removed by BookID and you feel the removal was improper, forward the notification to along with an explanation of your concern. We will review each case as quickly as possible.

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