Exemption to Prohibition on Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems for Wireless Telephone Handsets
Pursuant to an act of Congress, the Librarian of Congress is amending applicable regulations to provide that the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that effectively control access to copyrighted works set forth in the United States Code shall not apply to persons who engage in such circumvention to enable used wireless telephone handsets to connect to wireless telecommunications networks when the circumvention is initiated either by the owner of the handset or certain other persons, and when connection to the network is authorized by the operator of the network.
Public Draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices
The U.S. Copyright Office (the ``Office'') is announcing the release of a public draft of its administrative manual, the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition (the ``Third Edition''). It is available on the Office's Web site at http:// copyright.gov/comp3/. The Third Edition will remain in draft form for 120 days pending final review and implementation. It is expected to take effect on or around December 15, 2014.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
The Copyright Royalty Judges are extending the period for filing reply comments.
Extension of Comment Period; Study on the Right of Making Available; Request for Additional Comments
The U.S. Copyright Office is extending the deadline for public comments that address topics listed in the Office's July 15, 2014 Request for Additional Comments.
Music Licensing Study
The United States Copyright Office is extending the deadline for public comments regarding the effectiveness of existing methods of licensing music that were solicited in a July 23, 2014 Notice of Inquiry. See 79 FR 42833 (July 23, 2014).