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Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: E9-30572
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed regulations governing the statutory minimum fees to be paid by Commercial Webcasters under two statutory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings, for the period beginning January 1, 2006, and ending on December 31, 2010.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription Services and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: E9-29904
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-16
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed regulations governing the rates for the satellite digital audio radio services' use of the ephemeral recordings statutory license under the Copyright Act for the period 2007 through 2012.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: E9-28386
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
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 -0.2% in the royalty rates that colleges, universities, and other nonprofit 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 2008 to October 2009.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: E9-27980
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-23
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 2006, 2007 and 2008 statements of account submitted by AOL LLC concerning the royalty payments made under two statutory licenses.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: E9-24556
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-13
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are issuing final regulations for the delivery and format of reports of use of sound recordings for the statutory licenses set forth in sections 112 and 114 of the Copyright Act.
Distribution of the 2007 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: E9-21685
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
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 2007 cable royalty funds.
Proceedings of the Copyright Royalty Board; Remand
Document Number: E9-18462
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board is issuing an interim regulation to amend its procedural regulations to include a provision governing remands of final determinations pursuant to the Copyright Act, which sets forth in significant detail the procedural structure to be followed by the Copyright Royalty Judges in making determinations to distribute royalty fees and establish royalty rates and terms under the various statutory licenses of the Copyright Act. The Judges have adopted regulations governing the conduct of these proceedings.
Distribution of 2005 and 2006 Digital Audio Recording Royalty Funds
Document Number: E9-15908
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are denying a request for distribution of digital audio recording technology (``DART'') royalties and announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the distribution of royalty fees in the 2005 and 2006 DART Sound Recordings Funds. The Judges also are announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the distribution proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying filing fee, if applicable.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: E9-7950
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are seeking written comments from interested parties to questions relating to the costs of census versus sample reporting to assist the Judges in the revision of the interim regulations for filing notices of use and the delivery of records of use of sound recordings under two statutory licenses of the Copyright Act.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: E9-3991
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-25
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of notices of intent to audit the 2007 and 2008 statements of account submitted by Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and XM Satellite Radio, Inc.
Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Determination Proceeding
Document Number: E9-2900
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing four modifications to the royalty terms previously adopted in their final determination of rates and terms for the mechanical and digital phonorecord delivery statutory license. These modifications are made to more clearly reflect the law as stated in the Register of Copyrights' decision of January 26, 2009.
Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Determination Proceeding
Document Number: E9-1443
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-26
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 use of musical works in physical phonorecords, permanent downloads, and ringtones and are adopting as final regulations the rates and terms for the use of musical works in limited downloads, interactive streaming, and incidental digital phonorecord deliveries.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings for a New Subscription Service
Document Number: E8-30974
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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 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, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2015. The Judges also are announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Digital Performance in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: E8-30972
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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 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. The Copyright Royalty Judges also are announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: E8-30976
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-12-30
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board, are proposing to revise its interim regulations for filing notice of use and the delivery of records of use of sound recordings under two statutory licenses of the Copyright Act.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: E8-28466
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-01
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 3.7% in the royalty rates that colleges, universities, and other nonprofit 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 2007 to October 2008.
Distribution of the 2006 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: E8-24438
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-15
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 2006 cable royalty funds.
Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Determination Proceeding
Document Number: E8-23184
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-10-01
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 use of musical works in limited downloads, interactive streaming and incidental digital phonorecord deliveries.
Distribution of the 2002, 2003, and 2004 Digital Audio Recording Technology Royalty Funds
Document Number: E8-19570
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-22
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 distribution of the digital audio recording technology royalty fees in the 2002, 2003, and 2004 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.
Distribution of the 2004 and 2005 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: E8-16137
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-15
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 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.
Distribution of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: E8-6840
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-02
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 I 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 file fee.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Business Establishment Services
Document Number: E8-6174
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-27
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing final 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 2009-2013.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: E8-6068
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-25
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 2006 and 2007 statements of account submitted by Last.fm, Ltd. concerning the royalty payments made under two statutory licenses.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Business Establishment Services
Document Number: E8-1680
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-30
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 2009-2013.
Distribution of 1998 and 1999 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: E8-1672
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
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 1998 and 1999 royalties collected under the cable statutory license. The Judges also are 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.
Distribution of 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: E8-1663
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are requesting comments as to the existence of controversies at Phase I and Phase II for distribution of the 1999 through 2005 royalty funds collected under the satellite carrier statutory license.
Distribution of the 2004 and 2005 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: E8-1661
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing a partial Phase I settlement in connection with the 2004 and 2005 cable royalty funds. The Judges are also soliciting comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with those funds.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription Services and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: E8-669
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-24
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 satellite digital audio radio services for the period beginning on January 1, 2007, and ending on December 31, 2012.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings for a New Subscription Service
Document Number: E7-24734
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing final regulations that set 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 commencing from the inception of the new subscription service through December 31, 2010.
Adjustment of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: E7-24625
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing final regulations setting the royalty rates and terms for the use of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral phonorecords by preexisting subscription services for the period 2008-2012.
Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Statutory License
Document Number: E7-23145
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-11-30
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing final regulations setting the royalty rates and terms under the Copyright Act for the noncommercial educational broadcasting statutory license for the license period 2008-2012.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings for a New Subscription Service
Document Number: E7-22044
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-11-09
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 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 commencing from the inception of the new subscription service through December 31, 2010.
Adjustment of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: E7-21473
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-31
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 use of sound recordings by preexisting subscription services for the period January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2012.
Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Statutory License
Document Number: Z7-18939
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Statutory License
Document Number: E7-18939
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-09-26
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment certain royalty rates for use of a musical work in a Public Broadcasting Service-distributed program pursuant to the noncommercial educational broadcasting statutory license contained in the Copyright Act. The rates published herein correct an error in the rates published for comment in the Federal Register on April 17, 2007.
Distribution of the 2003 Cable Royalty Fund
Document Number: E7-16267
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-20
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing a partial Phase I settlement in connection with the 2003 cable royalty fund. The Judges are also soliciting comments on a motion for further distribution in connection with that fund.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: E7-10366
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-30
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress, are making a technical amendment in the regulation regarding the royalty fees for the public performance of sound recordings and for ephemeral recordings under two statutory licenses to clarify the appropriate Aggregate Tuning Hour usage rate calculation option for the transition period of 2006 and 2007 for non-music programming.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: E7-8128
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress, 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, 2006, and ending on December 31, 2010.
Noncommercial Educational Broadcasting Statutory License
Document Number: E7-7067
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-17
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment certain royalty rates, proposed by the parties in the proceeding to determine the rates and terms for the noncommercial educational broadcasting statutory license contained in the Copyright Act.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Business Establishment Services
Document Number: E6-22499
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress, 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 are also 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.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: E6-20110
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress, announce a cost of living adjustment of 1.3% in the royalty rates paid by colleges, universities, or other nonprofit educational institutions that are not affiliated with National Public Radio for the use of copyrighted published nondramatic musical compositions in the ASCAP, BMI and SESAC repertoires. The cost of living adjustment is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2005 to October 2006.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: E6-16614
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board, are issuing interim regulations for the delivery and format of reports of use of sound recordings for the statutory licenses set forth in sections 112 and 114 of the Copyright Act.
Procedural Regulations for the Copyright Royalty Board
Document Number: E6-16584
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
This document corrects two errors and makes a technical correction in a final rule document published in the Federal Register on September 11, 2006, regarding amendments made to the procedural regulations of the Copyright Royalty Board.
Procedural Regulations for the Copyright Royalty Board
Document Number: E6-14893
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-09-11
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board, are adopting amendments to the procedural regulations governing the practices and procedures of the Copyright Royalty Judges in royalty rate and distribution proceedings.
Adjustment or Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Making and Distributing Phonorecords
Document Number: 06-171
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-09
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress is announcing the commencement of the proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for making and distributing phonorecords. The Board is also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the new rate proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Determination of Reasonable Rates and Terms for Noncommercial Broadcasting
Document Number: 06-170
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-09
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress is announcing the commencement of the proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for use of certain works in connection with noncommercial broadcasting. The Board is also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the new rate proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Adjustment of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: 06-169
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-09
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress is announcing the commencement of the proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for preexisting subscription and satellite digital audio radio services. The Board is also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the new rate proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings for a New Subscription Service
Document Number: 05-23639
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress is announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for the transmission and ephemeral recording statutory licenses that would apply to a new type of service. This new type of subscription service performs sound recordings on digital audio channels programmed by the licensee for transmission by a satellite television distribution service to its residential customers, where the audio channels are bundled with television channels as part of a ``basic'' package of service and not for a separate fee. The Board is also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the new rate proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 05-23548
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress announces a cost of living adjustment of 4.3% in the royalty rates paid by colleges, universities, or other nonprofit educational institutions that are not affiliated with National Public Radio for the use of copyrighted published nondramatic musical compositions in the BMI, ASCAP and SESAC repertoires. The cost of living adjustment is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2004 to October 2005.
Distribution of the 2003 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 05-18128
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-13
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board, is requesting comments on the existence of controversies to the distribution of the 2003 cable royalty fund.