Library of Congress February 8, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Exemptions To Permit Circumvention of Access Controls on Copyrighted Works
Document Number: 2021-02464
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-02-08
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The United States Copyright Office will be holding public hearings as part of the eighth triennial rulemaking proceeding under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (``DMCA'') concerning possible exemptions to the DMCA's prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. Parties interested in testifying at the hearings are invited to submit requests to testify pursuant to the instructions set forth below.
Unclaimed Royalties Study
Document Number: 2021-02460
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-08
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Copyright Office will be holding public roundtables as part of its study to evaluate best practices that the newly established mechanical licensing collective may implement to identify and locate musical work copyright owners and unclaimed accrued royalties held by the collective, encourage musical work copyright owners to claim their royalties, and reduce the incidence of unclaimed royalties. Music industry participants and others interested in participating in the roundtables are invited to submit requests to participate pursuant to the instructions set forth below.