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Some researchers are looking for fan help with studies on fanfic & genderswap, plus more fun places to go this month! http://bit.ly/1rWJe4w
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OTW Spotlight on Legal

OTW Legal files amicus brief in Capitol Records vs Vimeo to protect fair use for fan video hosting: http://bit.ly/1lgpmly
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New Media Rights & JK Rowling offer advice to fanfic authors while an activist shares her experiences: http://bit.ly/1rPOCqc
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Conflicts occur while fans try to pursue their fandom, whether due to copyright or because of gender: http://bit.ly/1qHmDJR
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Automated fanfic recs? It could happen. Meanwhile, parents dig fic and global fandom writes it: http://bit.ly/UqBJo1
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Fandom activities are 'for girls' too, while fandom topics are fodder for the theater & media as well: http://bit.ly/Uktv0l
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OTW Legal will be at SDCC on July 26 for a panel on "Fans, Love & the Law" @ 3:30 in Rm 2. Will you be there? http://bit.ly/1rzkNaL
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Copyright & trademark decisions can affect fandom but too often fair use isn’t understood by fans or or the general public: http://bit.ly/1nF9RmW
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Whether in research or meta, people are always trying to figure out how fans & fandom work: http://bit.ly/1soGpJH