Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress December 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License; Technical Amendment
Document Number: 2016-29761
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
On August 10, 2016, the Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) published in the Federal Register for comment proposed amendments to regulations governing reporting requirements for noncommercial webcasters, including noncommercial educational webcasters, that pay no more than the minimum fee for their use of sound recordings under the applicable statutory licenses. The Judges received three comments. The Judges hereby publish the final rule.
Cost of Living Adjustment to Royalty Rates for Webcaster Statutory License
Document Number: 2016-29019
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (COLA) in the royalty rates that commercial and noncommercial noninteractive webcasters pay for eligible transmissions pursuant to the statutory licenses for the public performance of and for the making of ephemeral reproductions of sound recordings.