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Unraveling The Rejection

CCC’s Google Book Settlement Webinar series continues: As you very likely know, on March 22, Judge Chin issued his long awaited opinion in the Google Book Search settlement proceedings, rejecting the Amended Settlement Agreement (ASA) proposed by the Authors Guild, AAP and Google. On Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 12:00pm EST, join copyright expert Lois Wasoff […]

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Live Webcast: E-MAGINATION: What’s Now and What’s Next in Ebooks

Sponsored by the Independent Book Publishers Association The e-revolution is upon us. What do authors and publishers need to know to come out on top? On Monday, May 24 at 2:30PM Eastern, in a special Webcast LIVE to the world from Publishing University, a panel of digital pioneers and industry prophets weigh in on a […]

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Live Webcast: From the Frontlines of the E-book Wars

From the debut of the iPad to MacMillan’s challenge of Amazon’s pricing model for Kindle book downloads, the news in recent weeks on the multiple fronts in the electronic publishing revolution has raised many questions and heightened concerns for the future of our industry. Without any doubt, E-books Wars is the first break-out story of […]

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Mythconceptions: Debunking the E-Book Hype with Danny O. Snow

The following is a preview of an upcoming interview with Danny O. Snow, founder of Unlimited Publishing, who promises to debunk several myths about e-publishing. The podcast will be released on Monday, February 8, 2010. In 2010, the long anticipated migration of periodicals from print to Web is undeniably underway. Major daily newspapers including the […]

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Tomorrow’s Innovations Fueled By Today’s Information

Even as Copyright Clearance Center creates and shapes solutions meeting the information needs of rightsholders and content consumers well into the next decade, CCC is taking stock of its last fiscal year in the company’s just-published 2009 annual report (PDF). “The corporations and academic institutions we license require rights over a broader and more diverse […]

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Upcoming Conference: Writers Face the Digital Age in Boston

“Shall We Write for Free or Shall We Write for Pay? Writers Face the Digital Age” – a conference on issues of vital concern to writers in every genre – is coming to the campus of Northeastern University in Boston, on Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17. Organized by the Boston chapter of the […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Authors, Publishers – Be Copyright Savvy!

On Wednesday, September 16, 2 p.m. Eastern, join Beyond the Book’s Christopher Kenneally for a free Webinar, Copyright for Today’s Dynamic Publishing Environment. Copyright Clearance Center knows that protecting and managing your copyright is fundamental to your success, and this session will give you essential copyright concepts in easy-to-digest language. The one-hour presentation incorporates analysis […]

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Google Settlement News Update

With six weeks remaining for rightsholders to choose whether to opt in or out from the historic Authors Guild/AAP/Google settlement, a spokesman for one of the plaintiffs tells Copyright Clearance Center that “explaining the settlement agreement, and indeed, explaining the lawsuit that the agreement grew out of, has been virtually a full-time job.” Recently, Allan […]

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Reaching 100 and Ready to Go Beyond

To mark the program’s 100th edition, “Beyond the Book” from Copyright Clearance Center has announced the planned release of a presentation by Tracey Armstrong, CCC’s chief executive officer, at the opening of BookExpo America, Thursday, May 28, 9 a.m. In a recent Publishers’ Weekly interview, Ms. Armstrong said about CCC: “We’re investing in the future […]

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Google Book Search Settlement Opt-Out Date Delayed

Copyright Clearance Center wants to be sure that you are aware that the opt-out deadline and the fairness hearing have been delayed to September 4, 2009 and October 7, 2009 respectively. For more information about why the dates were postponed, as well as to learn about the antitrust inquiry opened by the Department of Justice […]

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