haldoor: Kaige and I like to jump off bridges one after the other; not always in the same order (Dr Who-daleks)
Hey guys, if you write fanfic, check out this link for information about a site called ebooks-tree.com, that is scraping our fanfic from A03 and, by the looks of it, charging people to download it. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. While I'm happy to give away my fic at A03, I certainly did not authorise e-books to give away or sell my work.

The link above gives you advice on what to do to request they take your fic down from the site. A bunch of people, including published authors, have been told about this, and most of the people I know have emailed to complain and request their work is removed from this site.

I have seen names of some of you there - [livejournal.com profile] zelda_zee, [livejournal.com profile] gottalovev, and others, check it out and make sure you add your voice to the complaints.

Date: 14 Apr 2015 11:55 am (UTC)From: [personal profile] bk_forever
They've got 27 of mine. I'm not happy =[

Date: 18 Apr 2015 11:41 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] haldoor.livejournal.com
It looks like everything's been taken down now, I'm pleased to say. Hopefully nothing's popped up in the meantime.

Date: 18 Apr 2015 01:37 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] bk_forever
Yep! All gone before I even completed my complaint. I thin k everyone who was affected is cheering right now! =D

Date: 14 Apr 2015 03:04 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] pippii.livejournal.com
Hi honey,
I found some of my author friends books there, so I put the word out on my Facebook...
♥HUgs

Date: 18 Apr 2015 11:42 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] haldoor.livejournal.com
Thanks for helping spread the word! It looks like they've taken everything from A03 down now, so here's hoping we're all free and clear from it now! ;-)

Date: 14 Apr 2015 03:13 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] asphaltcowgrrl.livejournal.com
Ugh, this is ridiculous. So sorry you're involved in this mess, too. :/

Date: 18 Apr 2015 11:42 am (UTC)From: [identity profile] haldoor.livejournal.com
Thank goodness it seems to be over now! *hugs*

Date: 20 Apr 2015 10:47 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] asphaltcowgrrl.livejournal.com
DEFINITELY. *hugs back*

Date: 14 Apr 2015 03:55 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] gottalovev.livejournal.com
the nerves of some... *sigh*

I'm curious, though. do you see some of my stuff on there? because when I use the search engine, I don't get anything (which is a good thing! but maybe something is wrong with my browser/search)...

thanks for the PSA

Date: 14 Apr 2015 08:56 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] haldoor.livejournal.com
OMG! I checked again just now and they've removed all my fic, and your page seems to be gone too, so that's good news! ;-)

Date: 15 Apr 2015 02:49 pm (UTC)From: [identity profile] gottalovev.livejournal.com
oh, awesome! thanks for checking for me! (I probably looked after the takedown!)

I've read on my flist a comment of someone who added some code lines to the AO3 archive that prevents any links of the pdf/mobi to that stupid site. It looks like it did the trick! yay!

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