Section 512 Study: Extension of Comment Period, 8629 [2017-01888]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 17 / Friday, January 27, 2017 / Notices page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Robert E. Maher Jr., Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–01848 Filed 1–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS U.S. Copyright Office [Docket No. 2015–7] Section 512 Study: Extension of Comment Period U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress. ACTION: Extension of comment period. AGENCY: The United States Copyright Office is extending the deadlines for the submission of written comments and empirical research studies in response to its November 8, 2016 request for additional comments (‘‘Second Notice’’) regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (‘‘DMCA’’) safe harbor provisions contained in 17 U.S.C. 512. DATES: Written responses to the questions outlined in the Second Notice are now due no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 21, 2017. Empirical research studies are due no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 22, 2017. ADDRESSES: For reasons of government efficiency, the Copyright Office is using the regulations.gov system for the submission and posting of public comments in this proceeding. All comments are therefore to be submitted electronically through regulations.gov. Specific instructions for submitting comments are available on the Copyright Office Web site at http:// copyright.gov/policy/section512/ comment-submission/. If electronic submission of comments is not feasible due to lack of access to a computer and/ or the Internet, please contact the Office, using the contact information below, for special instructions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Abramson, Assistant General Counsel, by email at ciab@loc.gov or by telephone at 202–707–8350; Kevin Amer, Senior Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, by email at kamer@loc.gov or by telephone at 202– 707–8350; or Kimberley Isbell, Senior Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, by email at kisb@loc.gov or by telephone at 202–707–8350. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Copyright Office is jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:58 Jan 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 conducting a study to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the DMCA safe harbor provisions contained in 17 U.S.C. 512. The Office published an initial Notice of Inquiry on December 31, 2015, seeking written comments to thirty questions covering eight categories of topics.1 After receiving more than 92,000 responses and holding public roundtables, the Office published a Second Notice on November 8, 2016.2 The Second Notice sought responses to sixteen additional questions and also invited parties to submit empirical research studies assessing issues related to the operation of the safe harbor provisions on a quantitative or qualitative basis. To ensure that commenters have sufficient time to respond, the Office is extending the deadline for submission of comments in response to the questions provided in the Second Notice to February 21, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, and the deadline for submission of empirical research studies to March 22, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Please note that in light of the expected time frame for this study, the Office is unlikely to grant further extensions for these submissions. Dated: January 24, 2017. Karyn Temple Claggett Acting Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office. [FR Doc. 2017–01888 Filed 1–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–30–P 8629 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 400 7th Street SW., Room 4060, Washington, DC 20506, (202) 606 8322; evoyatzis@ neh.gov. The purpose of the meeting is for panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendation on applications for Certificates of Indemnity submitted to the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities, for exhibitions beginning on or after April 1, 2017. Because the meeting will consider proprietary financial and commercial data provided in confidence by indemnity applicants, and material that is likely to disclose trade secrets or other privileged or confidential information, and because it is important to keep the values of objects to be indemnified, and the methods of transportation and security measures confidential, I have determined that that the meeting will be closed to the public pursuant to subsection (c)(4) of section 552b of Title 5, United States Code. I have made this determination under the authority granted me by the Chairman’s Delegation of Authority to Close Advisory Committee Meetings, dated April 15, 2016. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 23, 2017. Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–01849 Filed 1–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities; Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities will hold a meeting of the Arts and Artifacts Domestic Indemnity Panel. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by teleconference originating at the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC 20506. SUMMARY: 1 See Section 512 Study: Notice and Request for Public Comment, 80 FR 81682 (Dec. 31, 2015). 2 See Section 512 Study: Request for Additional Comments, 81 FR 78636 (Nov. 8, 2016). 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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

U.S. Copyright Office

[Docket No. 2015-7]


Section 512 Study: Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The United States Copyright Office is extending the deadlines 
for the submission of written comments and empirical research studies 
in response to its November 8, 2016 request for additional comments 
(``Second Notice'') regarding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 
(``DMCA'') safe harbor provisions contained in 17 U.S.C. 512.

DATES: Written responses to the questions outlined in the Second Notice 
are now due no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 21, 2017. 
Empirical research studies are due no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern 
Time on March 22, 2017.

ADDRESSES: For reasons of government efficiency, the Copyright Office 
is using the regulations.gov system for the submission and posting of 
public comments in this proceeding. All comments are therefore to be 
submitted electronically through regulations.gov. Specific instructions 
for submitting comments are available on the Copyright Office Web site 
at http://copyright.gov/policy/section512/comment-submission/. If 
electronic submission of comments is not feasible due to lack of access 
to a computer and/or the Internet, please contact the Office, using the 
contact information below, for special instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Abramson, Assistant General 
Counsel, by email at ciab@loc.gov or by telephone at 202-707-8350; 
Kevin Amer, Senior Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, by 
email at kamer@loc.gov or by telephone at 202-707-8350; or Kimberley 
Isbell, Senior Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, by email 
at kisb@loc.gov or by telephone at 202-707-8350.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Copyright Office is 
conducting a study to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the DMCA 
safe harbor provisions contained in 17 U.S.C. 512. The Office published 
an initial Notice of Inquiry on December 31, 2015, seeking written 
comments to thirty questions covering eight categories of topics.\1\ 
After receiving more than 92,000 responses and holding public 
roundtables, the Office published a Second Notice on November 8, 
2016.\2\ The Second Notice sought responses to sixteen additional 
questions and also invited parties to submit empirical research studies 
assessing issues related to the operation of the safe harbor provisions 
on a quantitative or qualitative basis. To ensure that commenters have 
sufficient time to respond, the Office is extending the deadline for 
submission of comments in response to the questions provided in the 
Second Notice to February 21, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, and the 
deadline for submission of empirical research studies to March 22, 
2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. Please note that in light of the 
expected time frame for this study, the Office is unlikely to grant 
further extensions for these submissions.
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    \1\ See Section 512 Study: Notice and Request for Public 
Comment, 80 FR 81682 (Dec. 31, 2015).
    \2\ See Section 512 Study: Request for Additional Comments, 81 
FR 78636 (Nov. 8, 2016).

    Dated: January 24, 2017.
Karyn Temple Claggett
Acting Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright 
Office.
[FR Doc. 2017-01888 Filed 1-26-17; 8:45 am]
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