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Instructions for embedding the view counter.
The view counter consists of a one pixel image, which is activated by using the following code in your page where the article runs.
A major goal of our program is to reach as many readers as possible, so we have tried to make it easy to take our content and republish it.
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Our articles first published by Berita Group are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. This means that anyone can copy and distribute the work and use it commercially.
The key condition is that you must attribute the work to the original author and to Berita Group (preferably in the exact way on the original article, mentioning the affiliation), including a link and you cannot make any material changes to the content without written permission.
Please note that other articles published elsewhere are not subject to this license. This license only applies to articles first published by Sumatra Berita. Articles available for republishing will be clearly marked, but if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.
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Pay attention to photo permissions – you are responsible for ensuring you have legitimate permission for each image you use. If a photo in the original piece is credited as belonging to either Berita Group or the author of the piece you are republishing, you have permission to use the photo, unchanged, with the same caption/credit as used in the original piece. If an image is copyright of another photographer or illustrator and you would like to reproduce it, contact us. Some sources don’t allow their images to be republished without permission.
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