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I don't think copyright wording is usually copyrighted. I don't think the
people who secure a copyright are looking to protect the language in the
front of the book that says they're protected by a copyright.
This being so, with regard to lifting someone else's copyright text, I'd
say: Go for it. I bet that's what they did.
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