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GitHub Username Policy

GitHub Username Policy

GitHub no longer accepts requests to release dormant usernames.

It appears that you are looking to contact us regarding releasing a dormant or inactive username. We no longer review individual requests to release dormant or inactive usernames.

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What if I hold the trademark?
If you hold a relevant trademark and you believe someone's GitHub account is violating your trademark rights, you can find more information about making a complaint on our Trademark policy.
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