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  • EU Legal Developments, the AO3, and You

    Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 12:15PM EDT Comments: 7

    We've written before in this space about Articles 11 and 13 -- fan-unfriendly legal proposals in the EU. On September 12, the European Parliament voted in favor of those proposals. Is it bad? Yes. Is it the end of the story? No. Is it going to change the AO3? Probably not. What can you do about it? Read on.


  • August 2018 Newsletter, Volume 127

    Published: Mon 10 Sep 2018 12:02PM EDT Comments: 5

    Congratulations to our newest Board members - Lex de Leon and Natalia Gruber were elected to the Board of Directors and will formally begin their term on October 1, 2018.


  • Five Things Megan Diane Said

    Published: Sun 09 Sep 2018 12:04PM 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 Megan Diane, who volunteers as a staffer in our Volunteers & Recruiting Committee.