Notice of Intent To Audit, 26706 [2019-11922]

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[FR Doc. 2019–11948 Filed 6–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Royalty Board [Docket No. 19–CRB–0008–AU (TuneIn, Inc.)] Notice of Intent To Audit Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), Library of Congress. ACTION: Public notice. AGENCY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2018 statements of account submitted by commercial webcaster TuneIn, Inc. concerning royalty payments it made pursuant to two statutory licenses. ADDRESSES: Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents, go to eCRB, the Copyright Royalty Board’s electronic filing and case management system, at https:// app.crb.gov/ and search for docket number 19–CRB–0008–AU (TuneIn, Inc.). jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, by telephone at (202) 707–7658 or email at crb@loc.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Jun 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 The Copyright Act, title 17 of the United States Code, grants to sound recordings copyright owners the exclusive right to publicly perform sound recordings by means of certain digital audio transmissions, subject to limitations. Specifically, the performance right is limited by the statutory license in section 114, which allows nonexempt noninteractive digital subscription services, eligible nonsubscription services, pre-existing subscription services, and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services to perform publicly sound recordings by means of digital audio transmissions. 17 U.S.C. 114(f). In addition, a statutory license in section 112 allows a service to make necessary ephemeral reproductions to facilitate the digital transmission of the sound recording. 17 U.S.C. 112(e). Licensees may operate under these licenses provided they pay the royalty fees and comply with the terms set by the Copyright Royalty Judges. The rates and terms for the section 112 and 114 licenses are set forth in 37 CFR parts 380 and 382 through 384. As part of the terms for these licenses, the Judges designated SoundExchange, Inc., as the Collective, i.e., the organization charged with collecting royalty payments and statements of account submitted by eligible licensees and with distributing royalties to the copyright owners and performers entitled to receive them under the section 112 and 114 licenses. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.2(a). As the Collective, SoundExchange may, only once a year, conduct an audit of a licensee for any or all of the prior three calendar years in order to verify royalty payments. SoundExchange must first file with the Judges a notice of intent to audit a licensee and deliver the notice to the licensee. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.6(c). On May 7, 2019, SoundExchange filed with the Judges notice of intent to audit licensee TuneIn, Inc. for their transmissions terminating in the United States for the year 2018. The Judges must publish notice in the Federal Register within 30 days of receipt of a notice announcing the Collective’s intent to conduct an audit. See id. This notice fulfills this requirement with respect to SoundExchange’s notice of intent to audit filed May 7, 2019. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 3, 2019. Jesse M. Feder, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. [FR Doc. 2019–11922 Filed 6–4–19; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 1410–72–P PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Public Libraries Survey FY 2019—FY 2021 Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice, request for comments on this collection of information. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the continuance of the Public Libraries Survey for Fiscal Years 2019—2021. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 110 (Friday, June 7, 2019)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-11922]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

[Docket No. 19-CRB-0008-AU (TuneIn, Inc.)]


Notice of Intent To Audit

AGENCY: Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), Library of Congress.

ACTION: Public notice.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice of 
intent to audit the 2018 statements of account submitted by commercial 
webcaster TuneIn, Inc. concerning royalty payments it made pursuant to 
two statutory licenses.

ADDRESSES: Docket: For access to the docket to read background 
documents, go to eCRB, the Copyright Royalty Board's electronic filing 
and case management system, at https://app.crb.gov/ and search for 
docket number 19-CRB-0008-AU (TuneIn, Inc.).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, 
by telephone at (202) 707-7658 or email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act, title 17 of the United 
States Code, grants to sound recordings copyright owners the exclusive 
right to publicly perform sound recordings by means of certain digital 
audio transmissions, subject to limitations. Specifically, the 
performance right is limited by the statutory license in section 114, 
which allows nonexempt noninteractive digital subscription services, 
eligible nonsubscription services, pre-existing subscription services, 
and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services to perform 
publicly sound recordings by means of digital audio transmissions. 17 
U.S.C. 114(f). In addition, a statutory license in section 112 allows a 
service to make necessary ephemeral reproductions to facilitate the 
digital transmission of the sound recording. 17 U.S.C. 112(e).
    Licensees may operate under these licenses provided they pay the 
royalty fees and comply with the terms set by the Copyright Royalty 
Judges. The rates and terms for the section 112 and 114 licenses are 
set forth in 37 CFR parts 380 and 382 through 384.
    As part of the terms for these licenses, the Judges designated 
SoundExchange, Inc., as the Collective, i.e., the organization charged 
with collecting royalty payments and statements of account submitted by 
eligible licensees and with distributing royalties to the copyright 
owners and performers entitled to receive them under the section 112 
and 114 licenses. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.2(a).
    As the Collective, SoundExchange may, only once a year, conduct an 
audit of a licensee for any or all of the prior three calendar years in 
order to verify royalty payments. SoundExchange must first file with 
the Judges a notice of intent to audit a licensee and deliver the 
notice to the licensee. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.6(c).
    On May 7, 2019, SoundExchange filed with the Judges notice of 
intent to audit licensee TuneIn, Inc. for their transmissions 
terminating in the United States for the year 2018. The Judges must 
publish notice in the Federal Register within 30 days of receipt of a 
notice announcing the Collective's intent to conduct an audit. See id. 
This notice fulfills this requirement with respect to SoundExchange's 
notice of intent to audit filed May 7, 2019.

    Dated: June 3, 2019.
Jesse M. Feder,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.
[FR Doc. 2019-11922 Filed 6-4-19; 11:15 am]
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