Adjustment of Cable Statutory License Royalty Rates
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress announces the deadline for filing Notices of Intent to Participate in a CARP proceeding to adjust the rates for the cable statutory license and announces the dates of the 30-day negotiation period.
Registration of Claims to Copyright, Group Registration of Published Photographs
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is amending its final regulations concerning group registration of published photographs to limit to 750 the number of photographs that may be identified on continuation sheets submitted with a single application form and filing fee. The regulation continues to place no limit on the number of photographs that may be included in a single group registration when the applicant elects not to use continuation sheets and instead identifies the date of publication for each photograph on the deposited image and the applicant meets the other regulatory requirements for group registration of published photographs. The regulation also clarifies that the date of publication for each photograph may be identified in a text file on the CD-ROM or DVD that contains the photographic images or on a list that accompanies the deposit and provides the publication date for each image.
Rate Adjustment for the Satellite Carrier Compulsory License
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is announcing the voluntary negotiation period for the purpose of determining the royalty fees for the retransmission of digital over-the-air television broadcast signals by satellite carriers under the statutory license.
Reports of Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is proposing amendments to the rules governing reports of use of sound recordings under the statutory license for preexisting subscription services.
Notice of Intent to Audit
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is announcing receipt of a notice of intent to audit DMX Music, Inc., for its transmissions of sound recordings to business establishments made under an exemption to the digital performance right. This audit intends to review transmissions to business establishments made by DMX Music, Inc., for the years 2002, 2003, and 2004.