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  • Five Things Nrandom Said

    Published: Sun 21 Apr 2019 11:02AM EDT Comments: 2

    Every month or so the OTW will be doing a Q&A with one of its volunteers about their experiences in the organization. The posts express each volunteer's personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of the OTW or constitute OTW policy. Today's post is with Nrandom, who volunteers as a staffer in our Policy & Abuse and Tag Wrangling Committees.


  • March 2019 Newsletter, Volume 133

    Published: Sat 13 Apr 2019 01:09PM EDT Comments: 9

    It was a busy month for the OTW's Legal team, beginning with a post to mark Fair Use/Fair Dealing week, which ran this year from 25 February to March 1. The week is coordinated by the Association of Research Libraries and celebrates the laws that permit fans to create transformative works based on copyrighted content.


  • The OTW is Recruiting Translation Committee News Volunteers

    Published: Wed 10 Apr 2019 12:02PM EDT Comments: 4

    Would you like to help translate OTW/AO3 news posts? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting!