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Copyright Society to hold workshop on iiNet and Telstra cases

Copyright Society to hold workshop on iiNet and Telstra cases

Posted on 24-02-2010

On Tuesday 2 March, CAL will be hosting an event organised by the Copyright Society, titled iiNet and Telstra: are technology cases different?.

Response to articles in the Australian from CAL's CEO

Response to articles in the Australian from CAL's CEO

Posted on 19-02-2010

CAL's CEO Jim Alexander has expressed his concern over an article published in The Australian on Thursday 18 February 2010 .

Response to articles in the Australian from CAL's Board

Response to articles in the Australian from CAL's Board

Posted on 18-02-2010

CAL Board Directors James Bradley, Libby Gleeson AM and Malcolm Knox sent the following statement to the editor of The Australian.

Google Book Settlement presentation now available

Google Book Settlement presentation now available

Posted on 22-01-2010

The presentation slides from CAL's Google Book Settlement seminars are now available to download. .

CAL announces deadline for next round of grants from Cultural Fund

CAL announces deadline for next round of grants from Cultural Fund

Posted on 12-01-2010

Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) has today announced that Australian creators have until 5.00 pm Sunday, 31 January 2010 to apply for grants from the next round of the Cultural Fund, which has allocated.

Google Book Settlement Seminar

Google Book Settlement Seminar

Posted on 11-01-2010

CAL explains your options as the first deadline for 2010 looms.

Calendar Edition 4, 2009 now available

Calendar Edition 4, 2009 now available

Posted on 24-12-2009

The fourth and final edition of Calendar for 2009 is now available online. .

CAL’s 2009 AGM

CAL’s 2009 AGM

Posted on 21-12-2009

This year marks CAL’s 35th anniversary, and 20 years of distributing licence fees to members for the use of their works..

Code of Conduct Report released

Code of Conduct Report released

Posted on 21-12-2009

As a signatory to the Code of Conduct for Collecting Societies, CAL participates in an annual Code of Conduct review. The Code of Conduct is an integral part of CAL’s operations. .

Resale Royalty goes ahead

Resale Royalty goes ahead

Posted on 21-12-2009

The Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act was passed by Parliament on 26 November 2009. .

Easy as E-F-T

Easy as E-F-T

Posted on 21-12-2009

Want your CAL payments deposited straight into your nominated bank account? For more convenient payments, improved security, and to reduce the environmental impact of posting cheques, CAL is moving.

Mr Brian Johns AO steps down as CAL Chair

Mr Brian Johns AO steps down as CAL Chair

Posted on 21-12-2009

The Board of Directors, Chief Executive, management and staff of CAL take the opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the significant contribution of Mr. Brian Johns, AO, for his dedicated service to.

And the prize goes to….

And the prize goes to….

Posted on 21-12-2009

CAL members receive a lot of accolades. Among the now 15,000 strong membership lies an array of creative minds, talent and literary genius..

The Amended Google Settlement: are you in our out?

The Amended Google Settlement: are you in our out?

Posted on 21-12-2009

If the words ‘Google Book Settlement’ haven’t yet managed to attract your interest, now is the time they should as Australian authors and publishers have until 28 January 2010 to decide if the Google .

On just terms…

On just terms…

Posted on 21-12-2009

With use of website content continuing to rise, there has never been a better time for copyright owners to review their website terms of use..

Unparalleled - the future of Australian books looks brighter

Unparalleled - the future of Australian books looks brighter

Posted on 21-12-2009

The recent and much publicised debate over territorial copyright laws for books saw publishers and authors successfully lobby Government to retain parallel import restrictions (PIRs). .

Time is ticking

Time is ticking

Posted on 21-12-2009

If you are an author or publisher, you only have until 28 January 2010 to decide if the Google Book Settlement is for you..

Google book settlement

Google book settlement

Posted on 15-12-2009

What every Australian copyright owner should know.

Code of Conduct Review 2009 published

Code of Conduct Review 2009 published

Posted on 04-12-2009

Code of Conduct Review 2009 published.

CAL announces changes to Board of Directors

CAL announces changes to Board of Directors

Posted on 27-11-2009

CAL has announced that Mr Brian Johns, AO, has stepped down from his position as Chair. Mr Johns will be replaced by current Australian Publishers Association appointed director, Mr Sandy Grant. .

CAL announces over $100m in licensing fees for third consecutive year

CAL announces over $100m in licensing fees for third consecutive year

Posted on 27-11-2009

CAL has announced licensing fees of $114 million, making 2008-09 the third consecutive year that the rights management organisation’s revenue has surpassed $100 million. .

CAL announces senior staff appointments

CAL announces senior staff appointments

Posted on 23-11-2009

CAL announces senior staff appointments.

CAL publishes new information sheet - 'Copyright terms of use for websites'

CAL publishes new information sheet - 'Copyright terms of use for websites'

Posted on 19-11-2009

CAL publishes new information sheet - 'Copyright terms of use for websites'.

Major changes to Google Book Settlement will affect Australian rightsholders

Major changes to Google Book Settlement will affect Australian rightsholders

Posted on 16-11-2009

Major changes to Google Book Settlement will affect Australian rightsholders.

CAL Annual Report 2008-09

CAL Annual Report 2008-09

Posted on 30-10-2009

CAL's latest Annual Report is now available..

Fund your art

Fund your art

Posted on 21-10-2009

Want to get your next creative project off the ground? Find out how CAL's Creative Industries' Career Fund can help..

Google Book Settlement update

Google Book Settlement update

Posted on 08-10-2009

The Google Book Settlement Fairness Hearing has been adjourned and the date for completing a Claim Form to be eligible for Cash Payments is now extended to 5 June, 2010..

Reading the fine print

Reading the fine print

Posted on 06-10-2009

In a September workshop, representatives from the print disabled community met with CAL and Australian publishers and authors to begin discussing how, as a community, we might be able to provide the v.

The big picture

The big picture

Posted on 06-10-2009

Illustrator, producer, animation director…CAL member Luke Jurevicius’ career is in continual motion. He talks to Calendar about his creative journey so far and finding ideas in strange places..

Creative licensing

Creative licensing

Posted on 06-10-2009

As classrooms move online, publishers are finding new ways to reach students and teachers. CAL member Matthew Sandblom is co-creator and Chairman of Mathletics – a hugely popular Australian maths webs.

$41 million to members

$41 million to members

Posted on 06-10-2009

CAL is in the process of distributing $41 million in copyright payments to members throughout October 2009..

Disputes between members

Disputes between members

Posted on 06-10-2009

CAL has recently adopted some new procedures to help resolve disputes between members..

CAL licensee profile: City of Boroondara

CAL licensee profile: City of Boroondara

Posted on 06-10-2009

A CAL licence gives businesses peace of mind when they use copyright materials – knowing they’re minimising the risk of copyright infringement and doing the right thing by copyright holders. This year.

CAL's voluntary licence schemes - are you in?

CAL's voluntary licence schemes - are you in?

Posted on 06-10-2009

If you’re a CAL member and you haven’t opted in to CAL’s voluntary licence schemes, you could be missing out on potential revenue from your copied works. Rosanna Arciuli, CAL’s Member Services Manager.

CAL and Vision Australia hold print disabilities workshop

CAL and Vision Australia hold print disabilities workshop

Posted on 18-09-2009

CAL and Vision Australia hosted a print disabilities workshop on Monday 7 September to discuss how access to works can be improved for people with print disabilities. .

CAL’s member magazine has come of age

CAL’s member magazine has come of age

Posted on 25-08-2009

Calendar is now being emailed to members in a new e-newsletter format. Of course if you still want to receive Calendar in hardcopy, you can. Simply email us today..

Australian Publishers Association Digital Chat series

Australian Publishers Association Digital Chat series

Posted on 10-08-2009

CAL recently hosted two presentations in the APA’s Digital Chat Series, focusing on the digital revolution and its impact on publishing. Audio recordings of both sessions are now available .

CAL answers your copyright questions

CAL answers your copyright questions

Posted on 07-08-2009

A CAL member recently asked us whether a video cassette could be reproduced to a DVD for easier use in providing material to clients. Find out the answer here.

Free digital textbooks for Californian students

Free digital textbooks for Californian students

Posted on 07-08-2009

In a bid to combat deep budget deficits, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has introduced an initiative to provide free digital textbooks to Californian high schools..

Associated Press to build news registry to tackle digital piracy

Associated Press to build news registry to tackle digital piracy

Posted on 07-08-2009

Global news network Associated Press (AP) announced in July that they will begin work on a news registry to monitor AP content online and ensure that users comply with their terms of use..

Swedish company to buy The Pirate Bay. Will the notorious file-sharer be reformed?

Swedish company to buy The Pirate Bay. Will the notorious file-sharer be reformed?

Posted on 07-08-2009

Swedish software company Global Gaming Factory X AB has announced it will buy popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, with the intention of creating a new compensation model for file-sharing .

CAL welcomes Libby Baulch as new Policy Director

CAL welcomes Libby Baulch as new Policy Director

Posted on 07-08-2009

Libby Baulch has joined CAL in the new role of Policy Director, leading CAL’s recently established Policy & Government Relations division. .

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