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Government Shutdown Delays Start of Webcasting Royalty Proceeding
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2019

In our summary of January regulatory issues for broadcasters, we suggested that the Copyright Royalty Board this month might start WEB V, the next


Copyright Royalty Board Final Decision on Rates for Business Establishment Services
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2019

In one of those year-end decisions that got lost in the holiday rush, in late November, the Copyright Royalty Board issued its final ruling on the


FCC Releases Draft Order to Abolish FCC Form 397 Mid-Term EEO Report
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2019

Along with the draft NPRM we wrote about yesterday to consider changes to the FCC’s rules for granting new construction permits for noncommercial


FCC to Examine the Process for Awarding Construction Permits for New NCE and LPFM Stations - And Some of the Rules that Apply Once a New Noncommercial CP is Awarded
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2019

As we wrote on Friday, the government shutdown affects many aspects of FCC operations - and could affect the ability of the FCC to hold its regular


January Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters - The Shutdown Does Not Put Everything on Hold
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2019

We typically publish our article about upcoming regulatory dates before the beginning of each month, but this month, the looming FCC shutdown and


FCC Shuts Down Because of Government Funding Impasse - What Does It Mean for Broadcasters?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2019

Do you have a deal to buy a new station or a planned technical modification that needs FCC approval? Well, it looks like those plans may have to wait


Playing Music in Bars and Restaurants - Cautions When Allowing Broadcast Stations to Play in Retail Outlets
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2018

Yesterday, I noted a news story about a bar that stopped hosting live music when it was hit with a lawsuit by BMI because it had not paid royalties


No Cost of Living Change in Webcasting Royalties for 2019 - Rate Proceeding for 2021-2026 about to Begin
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2018

Last week, the Copyright Royalty Board announced its calculations for whether there would be a cost of living increase in the 2019 rates that


FCC Starts Warning Stations of Noncompliance with Online Public Inspection File Rules
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2018

This morning, the FCC has started to email out notices to numerous radio stations throughout the country, notifying them that there are issues with


Podcaster Sued for Copyright Infringement for Using Music without Permission - Remember ASCAP, BMI and SESAC Licenses Don’t Cover All the Rights Needed for Podcasting
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2018

It was news earlier this week when a company that promotes poker was sued by one of the major record labels and publishing companies for the use of