The Australian Digital Alliance drafts policy submissions to government, engages in legal cases concerning copyright and prepares publications on new developments in copyright law and policy.

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Copyright law and policy submissions to government consultations

  • 05 June 2013

    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

  • 25 October 2012

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

  • 01 March 2010

    Joint submission by the ADA and ALCC to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission regarding the Australasian Performing Right Association Draft Determination on Authorisation. It considers the scope of APRA's market power in setting licence fees and terms and conditions for use of copyright music, and the potential anti-competitive detriment that may result.

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