Such "disclaimers" are legally ineffective and based on misunderstandings of copyright law , particularly confusion between illegal copyright infringement and unethical plagiarism. The term for shows that seem to be giving material for slash writers to use is "pre-slashed", sometimes "pre-slashed for your convenience". Therefore, now officially a 'Dark Lord'! With the advent of the internet, the slash fiction community of fans and writers created mailing lists which gradually took the place of APAs , and websites such as fanfiction. A few liberals liked these for entirely different reasons: In addition, a number of journalists writing about the fan fiction phenomenon in general seem to believe that all fan fiction is slash, or at least erotic in character. However, other large fandoms, such as Starsky and Hutch or The Professionals, are based in non-speculative sources. You have both looks and brains. Young members of the community all go through a time in which they are still exploring their identity, labels, and pronouns. That's what we'd like to ask the author of this tale. As early as , Lucasfilm has issued legal notices to fans who wrote sexually-explicit stories. He's also known as Typhoon Tony, as a reference to his disbelief in global warming. Many commenters on Sufficient Velocity have taken to calling Kaworu "Rainbow Trout," due to Strypgia's description of what Rei sees when she looks at him. The setting jumps around in the course of this 15,word epic of magic and homosexual hook-ups. As many lyrics are under copyright , whether songfics are a violation of that copyright law is a subject of debate. Legal issues with fan fiction Disclaimers are author's notes typically informing readers about who deserves credit for the original source material,  and often containing pseudo-legal language disavowing any intent of copyright infringement or alluding to fair use. For similar reasons and as a reference to his sexual proclivities , Bill Clinton was known as "Slick Willie".