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Distribution of 2013 DART Sound Recordings Fund Royalties
Document Number: 2014-23654
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2013 DART Sound Recordings Fund royalties.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-18500
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are extending the period for filing reply comments.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-13646
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-11
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are extending the period for filing comments on Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-09799
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges affirm adoption of the final regulation for filing notice of use and the delivery of records of use of sound recordings under two statutory licenses of the Copyright Act. The purpose of this affirmation is to remove any doubt about the effectiveness of the final regulation in light of a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the constitutionality of the manner in which the Copyright Royalty Judges were appointed.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-09798
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges seek written comments on two petitions for rulemaking seeking amendments to the regulations for filing notice of use and the delivery of records of use of sound recordings under two statutory licenses of the Copyright Act.
Determination of Royalty Rates for Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2014-08664
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce their final determination of the rates and terms for two statutory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings, for the period beginning on January 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: 2014-00654
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of five notices of intent to audit the 2010, 2011, and 2012 statements of account submitted by Sirius XM Radio, Inc.; IMUV, Inc.; Crystal Media Networks; Pandora Media, Inc.; LoudCity LLC concerning the royalty payments made by each pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Determination of Royalty Rates for Digital Performance in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings (Web IV)
Document Number: 2013-30917
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce the commencement of the proceeding to determine reasonable rates and terms for two statutory licenses permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings for the period beginning January 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2020. A party wishing to participate in this rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee by the deadline in this notice.
Determination of Royalty Rates for New Subscription Services for Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2013-30916
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce the commencement of the proceeding to determine the rates and terms for the use of sound recordings in transmissions made by new subscription services and for the making of ephemeral recordings necessary for the facilitation of such transmissions for the period beginning on January 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2020. A party wishing to participate in this rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee by the deadline in this notice.
Adjustment of Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords
Document Number: 2013-30346
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-20
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are making a technical amendment to the regulations regarding the rates and terms for the section 115 statutory license for the use of musical works in physical phonorecord deliveries, permanent digital downloads, ringtones, interactive streaming, limited downloads, limited offerings, mixed service bundles, music bundles, paid locker services, and purchased content locker services. The technical amendment corrects a clerical error regarding an accounting provision in the final rule.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 2013-28633
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 2% in the royalty rates that colleges, universities, and other educational institutions not affiliated with National Public Radio pay for the use of published nondramatic musical compositions in the SESAC repertory for the statutory license under the Copyright Act for noncommercial broadcasting.
Cost of Living Adjustment to Satellite Carrier Compulsory License Royalty Rates
Document Number: 2013-28632
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 1% in the royalty rates satellite carriers pay for a compulsory license under the Copyright Act. The COLA is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2012 to October 2013.
Adjustment of Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords
Document Number: 2013-25454
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-13
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing final regulations setting the rates and terms for the section 115 statutory license for the use of musical works in physical phonorecord deliveries, permanent digital downloads, ringtones, interactive streaming, limited downloads, limited offerings, mixed service bundles, music bundles, paid locker services, and purchased content locker services.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Business Establishment Services
Document Number: 2013-26382
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing final regulations setting the rates and terms for the making of an ephemeral recording of a sound recording by a business establishment service for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2018.
Distribution of the 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2013-25453
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-30
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce the final Phase II distribution of cable royalty funds for the years 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 for the Program Suppliers and Devotional programming categories.
Distribution of 2009 through 2011 DART Musical Works Funds Royalties
Document Number: 2013-25131
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-10-25
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) are soliciting comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2009, 2010, and 2011 DART Musical Works Fund royalties.
Distribution of 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2013-19966
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-16
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce the commencement of a proceeding to determine the Phase II distribution of royalties deposited by satellite carriers for a statutory license to retransmit over-the-air television broadcast stations. A party wishing to participate in this distribution proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee, if applicable, by the deadline announced in this notice.
Distribution of 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2013-19891
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-16
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce the commencement of a proceeding to determine the Phase II distribution of royalties deposited with the Register of Copyrights for the statutory license allowing distant retransmission of over-the-air television and radio broadcast signals by cable system operators. The funds to be distributed are those relating to broadcast years 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2006, and 2009. The Judges also announce the date by which any party wishing to participate in this distribution proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee, if applicable.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Business Establishment Services
Document Number: 2013-17243
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-19
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed regulations that set the rates and terms for the making of an ephemeral recording of a sound recording by a business establishment service for the period January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2018.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription Services and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: 2013-12493
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-28
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a modification to their final determination of rates and terms for the digital transmission of sound recordings and the reproduction of ephemeral recordings by preexisting subscription services and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services for the period beginning January 1, 2013, and ending on December 31, 2017. The modification addresses an error identified by the Register of Copyrights concerning the resolution of a material question of substantive law relating to the rates and terms set for preexisting subscription services.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: 2013-12490
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-28
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of two notices of intent to audit the 2010, 2011, and 2012 statements of account submitted by Saga Communications, Inc. and Cumulus Media, Inc., concerning the royalty payments made by each pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription Services and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: 2013-08657
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-04-17
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing their final determination of the rates and terms for the digital transmission of sound recordings and the reproduction of ephemeral recordings by preexisting subscription services and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services for the period beginning January 1, 2013, and ending on December 31, 2017.
Distribution of the 2011 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2013-01024
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-18
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2011 cable royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2011 cable royalty funds.
Distribution of 2011 Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2013-01023
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-18
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2011 satellite royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2011 satellite royalty funds.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: 2013-00541
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-01-14
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2009, 2010, and 2011 statements of account submitted by Last.fm, Ltd., concerning the royalty payments made pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for Noncommercial Broadcasting
Document Number: 2012-28785
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-11-29
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing final regulations setting the rates and terms for use of certain works in connection with noncommercial broadcasting for the period commencing January 1, 2013, and ending on December 31, 2017.
Cost of Living Adjustment to Satellite Carrier Compulsory License Royalty Rates
Document Number: 2012-28507
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-11-26
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (``COLA'') of 2.2% in the royalty rates paid by satellite carriers under the satellite carrier compulsory license of the Copyright Act. The COLA is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2011 to October 2012.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: 2012-21049
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-27
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of two notices of intent to audit the 2009, 2010, and 2011 statements of account submitted by DKCM, Inc. and Greater Media, Inc., concerning the royalty payments made by each pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Distribution of 2011 DART Sound Recordings Fund Royalties
Document Number: 2012-19155
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-07
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2011 DART Sound Recordings Fund royalties.
Distribution of the 2010 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2012-18930
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2010 cable royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2010 cable royalty funds.
Distribution of 2010 Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2012-18928
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2010 satellite royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2010 satellite royalty funds.
Distribution of the 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Digital Audio Recording Technology Royalty Funds for the Musical Works Funds
Document Number: 2012-17680
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-20
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the distribution of the digital audio recording technology royalty fees in the 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Musical Works Funds. The Judges are also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in this proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee, if applicable.
Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for Noncommercial Broadcasting
Document Number: C1-2012-15538
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-29
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for Noncommercial Broadcasting
Document Number: 2012-15538
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-26
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed rates and terms for the performance of musical compositions by Public Broadcasting Service (``PBS''), National Public Radio (``NPR'') and other public broadcasting entities and for the use of published pictorial, graphic and sculptural works by public broadcasting entities pursuant to the statutory license under section 118 of the Copyright Act for the period 2013-2017.
Adjustment of Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords
Document Number: 2012-11751
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-05-17
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed regulations that set the rates and terms for the section 115 statutory license for the use of musical works in physical phonorecord deliveries, permanent digital downloads, ringtones, interactive streaming, limited downloads, limited offerings, mixed service bundles, music bundles, paid locker services and purchased content locker services.
Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for Noncommercial Broadcasting
Document Number: 2012-9927
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-04-25
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed rates and terms for use of certain works in connection with noncommercial broadcasting for the period commencing January 1, 2013, and ending on December 31, 2017.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: 2012-5124
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-03-02
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of two notices of intent to audit the 2009, 2010, and 2011 statements of account submitted by Digitally Imported, Inc., and Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., concerning the royalty payments made by each pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Notice of Intent to Audit
Document Number: 2012-834
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-18
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2008 statements of account submitted by Lastfm, Ltd., concerning the royalty payments made pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Business Establishment Services
Document Number: 2011-33632
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing the commencement of the proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for the making of an ephemeral recording of a sound recording for a later transmission by entities that transmit performances of a sound recording to business establishments. The Judges also are announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in this rate proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Distribution of the 2004-2009 Cable and Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2011-33037
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-27
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting objections on motions of the Phase I claimants for further distributions in connection with the 2004-2009 cable and satellite royalty funds as well as requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of these royalty funds.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 2011-30712
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (``COLA'') of 3.5% in the royalty rates that colleges, universities, and other educational institutions that are not affiliated with National Public Radio pay for the use of published nondramatic musical compositions in the ASCAP, BMI and SESAC repertories. The COLA is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2010 to October 2011.
Cost of Living Adjustment to Satellite Carrier Compulsory License Royalty Rates
Document Number: 2011-30705
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (``COLA'') of 3.5% in the royalty rates paid by satellite carriers under the satellite carrier compulsory license of the Copyright Act. The COLA is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2010 to October 2011.
Distribution of 2010 DART Sound Recordings Fund Royalties
Document Number: 2011-23287
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-13
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2010 DART Sound Recordings Fund royalties.
Distribution of the 2009 Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2011-22621
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2009 satellite royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2009 satellite royalty funds.
Distribution of the 2009 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2011-22620
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2009 cable royalty funds. The Judges are also requesting comments as to the existence of Phase I and Phase II controversies with respect to the distribution of 2009 cable royalty funds.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2011-19306
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-08-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are amending their regulations to authorize the use of proxy reports of use to permit distribution of royalties collected for the period April 1, 2004, through December 31, 2009, for the public performance of sound recordings by means of digital audio transmissions pursuant to statutory license. Proxy reports of use will be used for those services for which no reports of use were submitted or for which the reports of use were unusable.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2011-9455
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-19
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are proposing to amend their regulations to provide reporting of uses of sound recordings performed by means of digital audio transmissions pursuant to statutory license for the period April 1, 2004, through December 1, 2009.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2011-4995
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-09
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing their final determination of the rates and terms for two statutory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings, for the period beginning January 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2015.
Distribution of 2005 Through 2008 DART Musical Works Funds Royalties
Document Number: 2011-4462
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 DART Musical Works Fund royalties.
Distribution of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 2011-2940
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-10
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the Phase II distribution of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 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, if applicable.