OTW (Organización para las Obras Transformativas) es una organización sin fines de lucro, administrada por y para fans, con el propósito de proveer acceso y preservar la historia de las obras de fans y su cultura.
Fandoms, Fanfiction, Open Doors, Open Doors Committee, Announcement
The Archive of Our Own (AO3) welcomes Table for Three, a Harry Potter archive dedicated to the Harry/Ron/Hermione ship!
Audio Fanworks, Books, Business Models, Fanart, Fandoms, Fanfiction, Fanfilms, Television, News of Note
Public radio station WBEZ announced they would be producing fan-written minisodes of its historical drama podcast PleasureTown. "In minisode 1, we meet Esther, the town seamstress, who spins a yarn about her lost heritage and life under the watchful eye of the menacing Miz Janine. The PleasureTown legend continues... this time, at the hands of its fans."
Intellectual Property, Legal Advocacy, Legal Committee, Takedowns, Event
This is Fair Use Week 2015 in the U.S. which takes place from February 23-27. The event is held to raise public awareness of the importance the rights of individuals, nonprofits like schools and libraries, and even corporations like Google and The New York Times have when it comes to copyright. Today we're following up on yesterday's post which explained how Fair Use works in the U.S. - and we're looking at some misconceptions about Fair Use.