Copyright Office, Library of Congress December 12, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Definition of Cable System
Document Number: E7-24079
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-12
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office, Copyright Office, Library of Congress
The Copyright Office is seeking comment on issues associated with the definition of the term ``cable system'' under the Copyright Act and the Copyright Office's implementing rules. The Copyright Office is also seeking comment on the National Cable and Telecommunications Association's request for the creation of subscriber groups for the purposes of eliminating the ``phantom signal'' phenomenon. Further, the Copyright Office seeks comment on several other issues related to the existence of phantom signals on certain cable systems. The purpose of this Notice of Inquiry is to solicit input on, and address possible solutions to, the complex issues presented in this proceeding.