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$res = wp_remote_post('', [
'headers' => [
'Content-Type' => 'application/json',
'Accept' => 'application/json'
'body' => json_encode([
'meta' => [
'scope' => ['fingerprint' => ''],
'key' => 'C1B6DE-39A6E3-DE1529-8559A0-4AF593-V3'
$data = json_decode($res['body']);

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