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  • June 2015 Newsletter, Volume 92

    Published: Mon 06 Jul 2015 12:34PM EDT Comments: 0

    At the tail end of May, Rebecca Tushnet, Tisha Turk, and Francesca Coppa, together with partners from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and New Media Rights, presented our case at the U.S. Copyright Office’s hearings on renewal and expansion of the fan video exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s anti-circumvention provisions. They asked the Copyright Office to expand the current exemption by permitting non-commercial fan video makers to rip Blu-Ray discs. Following the hearing, the groups submitted a written response to the Copyright Office's follow-up questions.


  • The Hermit Library is Coming to the AO3

    Published: Fri 03 Jul 2015 12:46PM EDT Comments: 4

    The Hermit Library, a Blake’s 7 fanfiction archive, is being imported to the Archive of Our Own (AO3). In this post:


  • Release 0.9.64: Change Log

    Published: Wed 01 Jul 2015 04:03AM EDT Comments: 2

    The Archive is now using a newer, shinier version of the Ruby language.