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Issue 387 - April 20, 2010   

Copyright Office Makes Technical Amendment to Rule on Interest Payments by Cable Operators

It has been the Copyright Office’s longstanding practice that interest on untimely or underpaid cable system statutory payments is not due when the amount has been less than, or equal, to five dollars. This rule was inadvertently removed when the Office updated its electronic funds transfer requirements four years ago. To correct this error the Office is amending Section 201.17(i)(4) to restore this language on the five dollar threshold. This correction is effective April 20, 2010. For further information, go to the Copyright Office website www.copyright.gov. (Read more.)


April 20, 2010

Effective date of technical amendment restoring language on the five dollar threshold on untimely or underpaid cable system statutory payments

April 30, 2010

Initial comments due on termination provisions

May 14, 2010 Reply comments due on termination provisions
July 1, 2011 Interim rule on special handling fee expires
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