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Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 05-2973
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-16
Agency: Copyright Royalty Judges, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge of the Library of Congress is announcing the commencement of the proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for two statutory licenses for the period beginning January 1, 2006, and ending on December 31, 2010. One license allows public performances of sound recordings by means of an eligible nonsubscription transmission and transmissions made by a new subscription service; the other permits the making of an ephemeral phonorecord of a sound recording in furtherance of making a permitted public performance of the sound recording. The Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge is also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the rate adjustment proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.