Adjustment of Determination of Compulsory License Rates for Mechanical and Digital Phonorecords

Wisniewski, Stanley C.
May 2012
Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;5/17/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 96, p29259
Government Documents
The article offers information on a notice of proposed rulemaking issued by the Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress regarding the adjustment of determination of compulsory license rates for mechanical and digital phonorecords. This rulemaking sets the rates and terms for copyright statutory licenses for the use of musical works in physical and digital phonorecord deliveries. Written comments or objections on the same can be submitted by July 18, 2012.


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