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Issue 281 -February 7, 2006  

Satellite Home Viewer Extension And Reauthorization Act Section 119 Report Released

The Copyright Office has completed its report examining certain provisions of the section 119 statutory license that allows satellite carriers to retransmit over-the-air broadcast signals. The text of the full report, including the executive summary and appendices, may be downloaded from the Copyright Office website. (Read report and associated documents.)


March 1 Due date for payment of cable royalties for the accounting period beginning on July 1, 2005, and ending on December 31, 2005 (more)
March 29 and 31,
and April 3 and 4  
Tentative dates for Washington, D.C., hearings on 1201(a)(1) rulemaking (more)
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