Submission

Supplementary Submission - ALRC Copyright and the Digital Economy Inquiry

This supplementary submission was made by the ALCC/ADA in repsonse to issues raised at the ALCC organised 'libraries and cultural sector round table'.  It deals solely with the issues of document supply and inter-library loan.  

Submission

ADA & ALCC Copyright and the Digital Economy - Supplementary Submission to the ALRC Discussion Paper

Joint submission on 2013 APRA application for reauthorisation

Joint submission by the Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) and Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) regarding Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA) application for re-authorisation. In their application, APRA seek a further six year term of authorisation and the revocation of certain findings by the ACCC in 2010. 

Further reading: ADA and ALCC submission on APRA reauthorisation in 2010

ALRC Inquiry into 'Copyright and the Digital Economy' Issues Paper

Joint Submission by the ADA and ALCC to the Australian Law Reform Commission's Issues Paper (IP 42) for its Inquiry into Copyright and the Digital Economy

FINAL ADA ALCC CopyRevSub.pdf

FINAL ADA ALCC CopyRevSub.docx

Submission to IT Pricing Inquiry

Joint submission by the ADA and ALCC to the House Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Communications Inquiry into IT Pricing.

Attorney-General's review of technological protection measure exceptions

The joint submission from the ADA and ALCC on the Attorney General's review of technological pretection measure exceptions made under the Copyright Act 1968. 

Submissions to the review were due by Friday 17th August 2012, and will be available on the Attorney-General's website. Comments on submissions will be accepted by the Department until Friday 5th October, 2012.

Extending legal Deposit

Submission of the ALCC in response to the Attorney-General's Department Consultation paper: Extending Legal Deposit.

Draft terms of reference for the ALRC copyright inquiry

The joint submission from the ADA and ALCC on the Attorney General's draft terms of reference for the Australian Law Reform Commission's inquiry into copyright and the digital economy. 

This year, the ALRC is undertaking a review of the copyright regime in Australia to determine whether the exceptions in the Copyright Act 1968 are appropriate in the digital environment. Submissions on the draft terms of reference were due by Friday 27th April 2012. 

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties regarding Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

The Australian Government proposes to ratify the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in 2012 following consideration by the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties. The ADA and ALCC submission offers brief comment on the importance of adopting a cautious approach to negotiating IP provisions, highlights those ACTA provisions that seem to set a dangerous precent for international IP policy making, and notes the absence of public interest considerations in both ACTA and the National Interest Analysis.

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