Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 240

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February 28, 2020
Issue 240

Copyright Royalty Judges Publish Determination of Royalty Rates and Terms for Ephemeral Recording and Digital Performance of Sound Recordings (Web V)

The Copyright Royalty Judges published a final rule governing the rates and terms for the digital performances of sound recordings by certain public radio stations and for the making of ephemeral recordings necessary to facilitate those transmissions for the period commencing January 1, 2021, and ending on December 31, 2025. For more information, click here.


Copyright Royalty Judges Announce Receipt of Notice of Intent to Audit Mood Media Corporation and Its Affiliates for 2017, 2018, and 2019

The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice from SoundExchange of their intent to audit the various services, including Commercial Webcaster services, Preexisting Subscription Services, New Subscription Services, and Business Establishment Services, of Mood Media Corporation and its affiliates for 2017, 2018, and 2019 pursuant to four statutory licenses. For more information, click here.




March 16, 2020: Comments due regarding notice of inquiry regarding categorization of claims for cable or satellite royalty funds and treatment of royalties associated with invalid claims (Original Notice 84 FR 71852, Date Revision 85 FR 5182).