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Bill to End Broadcaster’s Copyright Exemption Advances in Senate On October 15, the Senate Judiciary Committee marked up and ordered favorably reported S. 379, the "Performance Rights Act." S. 379 and H.R. 848, a companion bill in the House, would amend copyright and compulsory licensing laws to apply the performance right in a sound recording to all audio transmissions, thereby removing the exemption on paying performance royalties currently in place for over the air broadcasters. Before...

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