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  • Releases 0.9.208 - 0.9.209: Change Log

    Published: Wed 22 Nov 2017 12:38PM EST Comments: 5

    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: 11

    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.


  • The Boy / Michael Shanks Archive is Moving to the AO3

    Published: Mon 20 Nov 2017 12:11PM EST Comments: 0

    The Boy / Michael Shanks, an archive for fanfiction about any character portrayed by Michael Shanks, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post: