||Webcasting Notice: Initial Comments|
Notice and Recordkeeping
for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
On February 7, 2002, the U.S. Copyright Office issued a notice of a proposed rulemaking on the requirements for giving sound recording copyright owners reasonable notice of the use of their works in connection with the section 114 statutory license for certain digital transmissions of public performances of sound recordings, and on the requirements for how records of such use will be kept and made available to copyright owners.
Interested parties submitted comments on the rulemaking by April 5. Reply comments were due April 26. For more details, please see Federal Register notice 67 FR 5761.
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1 Philip Gladstone 2 Herbert W. Robinson
Arthur R. Marriott
Michael P. Jackson
Joshua S. Wattles
9 Inetprogramming Incorporated 10 Joel B. Easton, COO: CPI Interactive, Virtual Radio
11 WSMI-FM Radio Station Talley Broadcasting Corporation 12 WSMI-AM Radio Station Talley Broadcasting Corporation 13 David Halford 14 Andante Corp. 15 Mayflower Hill Broadcasting Corporation 16 Collegiate Broadcasters, Inc. 17 National Federation of Community Broadcasters 18 Ultimate-80s /Discombobulated, LLC 19 Future of Music Coalition 20 Digital Media Association 21 College and University Broadcasting Stations KXUL, KALX, KDVS, KUCI, KUCR, KCSB, KZSC, KFJC, KSPC, KZSU, KTRU, WFNP, and WSBF 22 Music Choice 23 Beethoven.com 24 College Radio Station WOBC 25 Royal Programs, Inc. 26 Electronic Frontier Foundation; Fresno Free College Foundation KFCF 88.1 FM; Electronic Privacy Information Center; and KPFA Radio Lohmann 27 Adventist Radio Broadcasters Association 28 American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, & American Federation of Television and Radio Artists 29 Sirius Satellite Radio, Inc. & XM Satellite Radio, Inc. 30 Recording Industry Association of America, Inc. 31
Bonneville International Corporation; Clear Channel Communications, Inc.;Cox Radio, Inc.; National Association of Broadcasters; National Religious Broadcasters Music License Committee; Salem Communications Corp.; and Susquehanna Radio Corp.
32 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, Inc 33 Harvard Radio Broadcasting Co., Inc. 34 Dennis J. Kucinich, Member of Congress 35 Patsy T. Mink, Member of Congress 36 Radio Valve 37 Carl Moore 38 Royalty Logic, Inc. 39 3WK * The Office also received 25 comments stating that the commentator was opposed to royalty rates proposed in another proceeding. These comments all follow the same model. A representative example of these letters is presented here .
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