U.S. Copyright Office
Library of Congress


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Privacy: Copyright Public Records

Personally identifying information, such as your address, telephone number and email address, that are submitted on the registration application become part of the public record. Some information will be viewable in the Copyright Office’s on-line databases that are available through the Internet. For this reason, you should provide only the information requested. Please do NOT provide any additional personal information that is not requested like your social security number or your driver’s license.