Is Fanfiction Against The Law?

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Is fan fiction illegal? Fan fiction is getting the short end of the stick when it comes to the law and writing online so in other words fan fiction is not illegal. Does fan fiction violate copy right law? If people can right parodies or doujinshi then why do people that write fan fiction get so much grief? Many have the assumption that fan fiction well effect the original they forget that the piece is listed under fan fiction in thus it is obviously not written by the original author, therefore fan fiction does not violate copyright. For those who do not know what fan fiction (fan fic / fics) is, “fan fiction is fiction written by fans of a television show, move, etc. Book characters and scenarios of the series with a different plot” (dictionary.com) Fan fictions that follow this description are known as canon fics. they feature a slight twist to the plot and character behavior though this is not the only type of fic. One other type of fic does not have just the characters of the original fictions movie, television show etc. But also characters the fanfic author created which known as Original Characters (OCs). OCs are seen as trademarks for a fanfic authors they are characters the fanfic author came up with and integrated into their plot of the fic in thus adding twists to scenarios, adding more flex ability to the plot, most likely to have personality quarks that are attributes of the fanfic author and add more dynamic and change characters of the original piece in away making an completely different piece. Another type of fan fiction is an AU or alternate universe fic these fan fics tend to have a different time, scenery, scenario the personality’s of certain characters for instance the Naruto from Ghost Child ( a newer Naruto... ... middle of paper ... ...sponsible for things in fan fics and to make a reliable product or in this case a decant work. Most fan fiction authors are steadily fighting against copyright new law. But fanfiction does not violate copy right law if the fan fiction has the right disclaimer. They also forget that the piece is listed under fan fiction in thus it is obviously not written by the original author. In the words Lev Grossmen of “fan fiction is what literature might look like if it were reinvented from scratch after a nuclear apocalypse by a band of brilliant pop- culture junkies trapped in a sealed bunker. They don’t do it for money. That’s not what it’s about. The writers to write it to put it up online just for the satisfaction. They’re fans, but they’re not silent, couch bound consumers of media. The culture talks to them, and they talk back to the culture I it own language.”

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