Library of Congress May 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.
Notice of Roundtable Regarding the Section 115 Compulsory License for Making and Distributing Phonorecords, Including Digital Phonorecord Deliveries
Document Number: E7-10363
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-30
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office, Copyright Office, Library of Congress
The Copyright Office announces a public roundtable discussion concerning the use of the statutory license to make and distribute digital phonorecords, including for a limited period, and to make phonorecords that facilitate streaming. This discussion is an adjunct to the comments filed in the current rulemaking exploring these issues. The roundtable will also address the statutory requirement to provide notice of intention to obtain the compulsory license.
Section 109 Report to Congress
Document Number: E7-9836
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-23
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office, Copyright Office, Library of Congress
The Copyright Office is holding public hearings on issues related to the operation of, and continued necessity for, the cable and satellite statutory licenses under the Copyright Act.
Notice of Intent to Audit
Document Number: E7-8515
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-03
Agency: Copyright Office, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is announcing receipt of a notice of intent to audit 2005 statements of account concerning the eligible nonsubscription transmissions of sound recordings made by Microsoft Corporation (``Microsoft'') under statutory licenses.
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.