[identity profile] stewardess.livejournal.com posting in [community profile] life_wo_fanlib
Great reading at [livejournal.com profile] cyborganize:

Archive Wars: FanLib vs. OTW

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To FanLib, the vast commons of freely exchanged fanworks perhaps appeared as if it simply lacked a businessperson with the savvy to privatize it.

All of the journal makes for a good read; it's Julie Levin Russo's "zero draft" of a dissertation in progress.

Date: 2009-11-29 09:37 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] cyborganize.livejournal.com
wow, thanks for the link!

(frozen)

Date: 2009-11-30 12:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] partly-bouncy.livejournal.com
Who have they contacted at FanLib in doing this research? It would be really interesting to get a picture that shows what was happening there in the context of how the fan community was responding.

FYI

Date: 2009-11-30 03:41 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tazlet.livejournal.com
It appears the LJ handle is properly [livejournal.com profile] cyborganize not 'cyberorganize'-you may want to fix.

Date: 2009-11-30 03:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mirabile-dictu.livejournal.com
Thank you for this link -- really fascinating to read about it after the fact.
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