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The satellite carrier compulsory license establishes a statutory copyright licensing scheme for the retransmission of distant television programming by satellite carriers. 17 U.S.C. 119. Congress created the license in 1988 and has reauthorized the license for additional five-year periods, most recently with the passage of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010, (“STELA”), Public Law 111-175.
The Copyright Royalty Judges adopted as final the rates for the section 119 compulsory license for the period 2010-2014 after publication in the
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Copyright, Satellite, Television.
For the reasons set forth in the preamble, part 386 of title 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations is amended as follows:
17 U.S.C. 119(c), 801(b)(1).
(b)(1) * * *
(iv) 2013: 27 cents per subscriber per month;
(2) * * *
(iv) 2013: 54 cents per subscriber per month;