I know this is not a court decision but I still haven't got over the HP Lexicon case even now.
(...somehow I seems to be in constant yay mode since moving to DW...)
Reading the fan discussion panels of Muskrat Jamboree 2009 – that's when I wish I were a lot less poor and the US didn’t require visa to visit... How I wish I could go to these panels:
- RPF: It's Not Really About Them
- Dude Looks Like a Lady: Exploring Genderfuck/Genderswitch/Genderswap in Fannish Works
- Little Black Dresses and Why We Love Them
- High School, College Professors (and College), Dancing, Pilots, and Artists: Alternate Universes and Why We Love Them!
- Fandom Ambassadors: Talking about Fic, Slash, and Fandom to People Who Just Don't Know or Just Don't Get It
- "It's Alive!": What Keeps Closed Canons Open to Fandom?
- I don't have to grow out of squeeing at any bit of hoyay I can find on TV, in films, in books, or anywhere. In fact, you could be a mum or a teacher and still be producing slash fics or vids and even raising the next generation of slash fans.
- every kink, every pairing has its fans. I'm not crazy to want Uther/Gaius slash. I'm no longer surprised at Transformers slash. I've grown to like a certain penguin verse.
- meta discussions can be so thought-provoking and so deep, and make what is on the surface a rather simple, shallow or commonplace piece of work so much better just because of the discussions sprung from it. And they are probably the only Eng. Lit. training I've ever had, considering that I haven't taken Eng. Lit. at school and Chinese literature just isn't that big on the analysis thing.
There are so much more, but these alone have made my life so much better already.