October 7, 1999
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The Copyright Office is amending information contained in the list of its systems of records as last published on September 28, 1998. Specifically, the Office is amending information concerning records maintained on the agreements between the Library of Congress and copyright owners of motion pictures. The Office is also amending the notification procedures for several systems in order to establish the same procedure for accessing all systems. In addition, the Office is adding to the list four additional systems of records that were developed in the last year. Categories being added to the list include appeals of the Office's refusal to register a claim submitted by a copyright claimant; records concerning an online service provider's designation of an agent; records related to initial notices of digital transmissions of sound recordings; and records of notice of designation as a collective.
November 1: Due date for comments and Notices of Intention to Participate in Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel setting rates and terms for digital performance right in sound recordings and ephemeral recordings (64 FR 52107)
November 5: Due date for comments on amendments and additions to the Copyright Office's Notice of Current Systems of Records (64 FR 54361)
November 22: Effective date of changes made to the Copyright Office's Current systems of Records (64 FR 54361)
December 31: End of negotiation period for determining rates and terms for digital transmissions that constitute digital phonorecord deliveries for the period beginning January 1, 2001 (64 FR 38861)
January 18, 2000: Beginning of 45-day precontroversy discovery period for CARP proceeding on rates and terms for digital transmissions of sound recordings and ephemeral recordings (64 FR 52107)