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  • Open Letter to Verizon: Extend the Deletion Deadline for Yahoo Groups

    Published: Mon 02 Dec 2019 09:05AM EST Comments: 44

    The OTW Open Doors Committee has sent the following letter to leadership at Verizon to request that they extend the deadline for deletion of existing archives of Yahoo Groups files and messages by at least six months. This request follows Yahoo's announcement that Yahoo Groups will be permanently closing, and deleting all previously posted material on December 14, 2019. The OTW previously reported on the Yahoo Groups closure in its posts Yahoo Groups Closure - What You Can Do and Yahoo Groups Closure - What You Can Do - Part 2.


  • Celebrating 50,000 Pages on Fanlore, the Fandom Wiki!

    Published: Mon 25 Nov 2019 09:11AM EST Comments: 16

    Fanlore, the collaborative fandom wiki from the Organization for Transformative Works that anyone can edit, is celebrating a huge milestone: 50,000 pages! Would you like to come celebrate with us?


  • Language options when posting and filtering works

    Published: Tue 19 Nov 2019 01:49PM EST Comments: 95

    Did you know you can post and browse works in over 70 languages on the Archive? In fact, AO3 is home to roughly 400,000 fanworks in languages other than English, with more posted every day! To help everyone find works in their preferred language, we've made some small changes to posting and searching.