Retransmission of Digital Broadcast Signals Pursuant to the Cable Statutory License, 40203 [E8-15951]

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ACTION: SUMMARY: The Copyright Office is extending the time in which comments and reply comments may be filed in response to its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the retransmission of digital television broadcast signals by cable operators under Section 111 of the Copyright Act. DATES: Comments are due July 31, 2008. Reply Comments are due September 16, 2008. ADDRESSES: If hand delivered by a private party, an original and five copies of a comment or reply comment should be brought to the Library of Congress, U.S. Copyright Office, Room LM–401, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20559, between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. The envelope should be addressed as Number of follows: Office of the General Counsel, Number of fails to deliver for threshold U.S. Copyright Office. which exception was claimed securities If delivered by a commercial courier, an original and five copies of a comment 0–100,000 ............................. 35 100,001–200,000 .................. 4 or reply comment must be delivered to 200,001–300,000 .................. 4 the Congressional Courier Acceptance 300,001–400,000 .................. 5 Site (‘‘CCAS’’) located at 2nd and D 400,001–500,000 .................. 4 Streets, NE, Washington, DC between 500,001–600,000 .................. 2 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The envelope 600,001–700,000 .................. ........................ should be addressed as follows: Office 700,001–800,000 .................. 1 of the General Counsel, U.S. Copyright 800,001–900,000 .................. ........................ 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Box 70400, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 707–8380. Telefax: (202) 707– Copyright Office 8366. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 2, 37 CFR Part 201 2008, the Copyright Office published a [Docket No. RM 2005–5] Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (‘‘NPRM’’) seeking comment on specific Retransmission of Digital Broadcast proposals and policy recommendations Signals Pursuant to the Cable related to the retransmission of digital Statutory License television signals by cable operators under Section 111 of the Copyright Act. AGENCY: Copyright Office, Library of See 73 FR 31399 (June 2, 2008). 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 135 (Monday, July 14, 2008)]
[Proposed Rules]
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[FR Doc No: E8-15951]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Office

37 CFR Part 201

[Docket No. RM 2005-5]


Retransmission of Digital Broadcast Signals Pursuant to the Cable 
Statutory License

AGENCY: Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Extension of time to file comments and reply comments.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Office is extending the time in which comments 
and reply comments may be filed in response to its Notice of Proposed 
Rulemaking regarding the retransmission of digital television broadcast 
signals by cable operators under Section 111 of the Copyright Act.

DATES: Comments are due July 31, 2008. Reply Comments are due September 
16, 2008.

ADDRESSES: If hand delivered by a private party, an original and five 
copies of a comment or reply comment should be brought to the Library 
of Congress, U.S. Copyright Office, Room LM-401, James Madison 
Building, 101 Independence Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20559, between 8:30 
a.m. and 5 p.m. The envelope should be addressed as follows: Office of 
the General Counsel, U.S. Copyright Office.
    If delivered by a commercial courier, an original and five copies 
of a comment or reply comment must be delivered to the Congressional 
Courier Acceptance Site (``CCAS'') located at 2nd and D Streets, NE, 
Washington, DC between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The envelope should be 
addressed as follows: Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Copyright 
Office, LM-403, James Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue, SE, 
Washington, DC 20559. Please note that CCAS will not accept delivery by 
means of overnight delivery services such as Federal Express, United 
Parcel Service or DHL.
    If sent by mail (including overnight delivery using U.S. Postal 
Service Express Mail), an original and five copies of a comment or 
reply comment should be addressed to U.S. Copyright Office, Copyright 
GC/I&R, P.O. Box 70400, Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Golant, Assistant General Counsel, 
and Tanya M. Sandros, General Counsel, Copyright GC/I&R, P.O. Box 
70400, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 707-8380. Telefax: (202) 
707-8366.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 2, 2008, the Copyright Office 
published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (``NPRM'') seeking comment on 
specific proposals and policy recommendations related to the 
retransmission of digital television signals by cable operators under 
Section 111 of the Copyright Act. See 73 FR 31399 (June 2, 2008). On 
June 30, 2008, the Copyright Office published its Section 109 Report to 
Congress which, inter alia, broadly discussed the continuing need for 
the cable statutory license (``Report''). The Report also examined many 
of the digital signal retransmission issues that were initially raised 
in the NPRM and recommended changes to the existing statute to 
accommodate digital television in the cable statutory license royalty 
scheme. See Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act 
~109 Report at 108-114.
    On July 7, 2008, the National Cable and Telecommunications 
Association (``NCTA'') filed a request for an extension of time to file 
comments and reply comments in this proceeding. NCTA asks for an 
extension because ``(f)urther study of the recently-released Report is 
necessary to assess its relationship to the rules proposed in the 
Digital NPRM and its impact, if any, on comments that may be filed in 
that proceeding.'' NCTA requests a brief two week extension so that 
comments would be due on July 31, 2008 and September 16, 2008.
    Given the complexity of the issues raised in the NPRM, and the 
publication of the Section 109 Report to Congress thereafter, the 
Office grants the request to extend the comment and reply comment dates 
in this proceeding. Comments are now due on July 31, 2008 and reply 
comments are due on September 16, 2008.

    Dated: July 8, 2008
Tanya Sandros,
General Counsel
U.S. Copyright Office
[FR Doc. E8-15951 Filed 7-11-08; 8:45 am]
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