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  • A Statement on Malicious Email Attacks Against OTW Volunteers

    Published: Sat 07 May 2022 08:53PM UTC Comments: 0

    Since May 3rd, the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) — the nonprofit behind AO3, Fanlore, and other projects — has been dealing with malicious attacks aimed at the organization and its volunteers. We wanted to share with you some of what's been happening, as well as what we're doing to contain it, and how it may affect our response times to your inquiries and our workload in general. Above all, we need to ask for your patience, because these are complicated times for all of us at the OTW.


  • 2022 OTW Election Timeline and Membership Deadline

    Published: Sun 01 May 2022 04:42PM UTC Comments: 1

    The Organization for Transformative Works' Elections committee is pleased to announce that the timeline for the 2022 election for new members of the Board of Directors has been posted!


  • Releases 0.9.314 - 0.9.317: Change Log

    Published: Wed 27 Apr 2022 05:07PM UTC Comments: 19

    From mid-February through mid-April, we did a whole bunch of necessary but largely unnoticeable work like updating Rails, reducing the number of unhelpful errors in Resque, and tweaking our automated tests and GitHub workflow. We also included a few bug fixes and one (1) performance improvement, because what's an update without those?