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As a publishing outlet, the lack of support from industry players and companies within the seaplane industry does not afford us the privilege to pay guest editors for submitted work or images, as is often seen in print publications. As such we do not enter or become and exclusive contractual partner of persons or entities submitting pictures and articles and are thereby not necessarily the actual perpetrator to a potential plagiarism/ copyright claim. In other words, potential violations of persons or entities rights is incidental in nature and not performed intentionally or with malicious intent.
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