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What does CLA stand for?

CLA stands for Copyright Licensing Agency (London, England)

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Under the present system, educational establishments receive permission to copy and re-use hundreds of thousands of published works, and thousands of hours of broadcast content, for a moderate annual fee through the licensing schemes operated by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and Educational Recording Agency (ERA) respectively.
M2 BEST BOOKS-(C)2000-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD The UK's Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), which licenses organisations for photocopying and scanning, paid out a record sum to copyright holders in the year 2002/03.
Byline: Helen Logan Teesside businesses photocopying from books, magazines and journals protected by copyright, without permission from the copyright owner or a licence from The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), are probably breaking the law.
The main sources of fees due are secondary royalties from: photocopying (through the Copyright Licensing Agency which is jointly owned by the ALCS and the Publishers Licensing Society); international Public Lending Right; cable retransmission; fees from the Educational Recording Agency (ERA) and sources such as blank tape and machine levies for private copying and small miscellaneous literary rights.