Fanfiction and Copyright: Has the digital age rendered copyright laws obsolete?

Aly Wilkins
Jun 23, 2019 · 11 min read

This article will argue that the digital age has rendered copyright obsolete as the proliferation of Internet fanfiction has demonstrated that contemporary copyright is working against its original aims. Copyright originally aimed to promote the sharing of ideas and cultural enhancement achieved through the creation of original works, as well as educating…