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Some images on are in the public domain and can be freely reused. These images generally include charts, tables, and graphs that represent government data sets. However, we also use illustrations, photographs, and other resources contributed or licensed by private sources, companies, or organizations that may be protected by copyright laws. If it’s not clear whether an image is in the public domain, please contact us for information about the source of the image in question.

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