Compulsory License for Making and Distributing Phonorecords, Including Digital Phonorecord Deliveries
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is proposing to amend its regulations to clarify the scope and application of the Section 115 compulsory license to make and distribute phonorecords of a musical work by means of digital phonorecord deliveries.
Distribution of the 2004 and 2005 Cable Royalty Funds
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the Phase I distribution of 2004 and 2005 royalties collected under the cable statutory license. The Judges are also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in this distribution proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Notice of Intent to Audit
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is announcing receipt of six notices of intent to audit various eligible nonsubscription and new subscription services that transmit sound recordings under statutory licenses. The audits intend to verify statements of account for the year 2005.
Retransmission of Digital Broadcast Signals Pursuant to the Cable Statutory License
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.
Copyright Rules and Regulations
The Copyright Office is making non-substantive housekeeping amendments to its regulations to update them and to correct minor errors.