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  • Call for Stories: Help the OTW Fight for Fair Use!

    Published: Thu 23 Nov 2017 01:09PM EST Comments: 8

    Do you use screencaps or video clips in your fanfiction? If so, the OTW needs your help!


  • Releases 0.9.208 - 0.9.209: Change Log

    Published: Wed 22 Nov 2017 12:38PM EST Comments: 12

    In these releases, we implemented several anti-spam measures, fixed some problems with our invitation queue, and added clarifying text to the site when the invitation queue is temporarily suspended.


  • Automatically hiding spam works

    Published: Wed 22 Nov 2017 11:30AM EST Comments: 33

    For the past several weeks, the Archive of Our Own has been dealing with an unusually high volume of spam works created to advertise live streams of sporting events. We've taken a number of steps to deal with these spam works, and in the next few days, we'll take one more: automatically hiding works that our spam detection service believes are spam.