Help Bring Fair Use to South Africa

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South Africa is considering adopting a fair use provision in its copyright law, and supporters want to ensure that the law actually protects fair use.

The South African government is accepting comments regarding the proposed provision until Sept. 16 (the deadline has been extended). OTW Legal will file a supporting comment, and stories from South African fans about how making and/or consuming fanworks have benefited them would be particularly useful.

Legal has asked fans to share their positive experiences with fanworks, and your stories were amazing. Now, we want to hear from South African fans. How have fanworks enriched your life? Send your response to our Legal Committee or rlt26 [at] law.georgetown.edu.