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Details around the CC license that governs the Rated Validators Effectiveness Rating.
The CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International license is a Creative Commons license designed to promote the free sharing and adaptation of the RAVER. This license operates globally and grants users the freedom to copy, redistribute, remix, transform, and build upon the material in any medium or format.
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- Leveraging the RAVER as a benchmark for service level agreements
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