TITLE

Smith Wants Judge To Replace CARP

AUTHOR(S)
Holland, Bill
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Billboard;4/12/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 15, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a consensus among United States legislators, the Register of Copyright and others that the Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (CARP) must be reformed or eliminated. Introduction of the Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act by Representative Lamar Smith, which would replace CARP with a Copyright Judge; Problems associated with CARP, including its inefficiency; Salaries for CARP arbitrators, which were prohibitive for smaller Webcasters; Witnesses at a hearing related to CARP reform.
ACCESSION #
9452497

 

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