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February 2016 Newsletter, Volume 99

I. INTERNATIONAL FANWORKS DAY

The OTW celebrated International Fanworks Day this month, with a whole week dedicated to events, games, posts and challenges leading up to the big day itself on February 15th. In total, the event included 6 guest posts, a Feedback Fest, a short fanworks challenge called IFDShare, numerous games and public chats, and multiple posts, including one that featured both OTW celebrations and other celebrations for IFD. Head on over to this roundup post to learn more.

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OTW Legal Answers Your Fair Use Week Questions!

It’s Fair Use Week! On Monday, we invited you to ask us anything about fair use and fair dealing law as it applies to fandom, and said we’d answer your questions at the end of the week. True to our promise, here are the answers to your (paraphrased) questions!

With the caveat that this post should not be taken as legal advice–anyone seeking legal advice about specific situations is welcome to contact us, and we can help you find representation–let’s dive into the questions and answers!

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