Proposed Interim Tariff D.1 (Other Audiovisual Webcasts)
3. The royalties payable by a site that communicates audiovisual programmingsimilar to that of a broadcaster that is subject to Tariff 2.A (CommercialTelevision Stations) and Tariff 17 (Transmission of Pay, Specialty and OtherTelevision Services by Distribution Undertakings), for each of the years 2007 to2011, are as follows:(1) For a site with revenues from subscriptions: 1.9% of the grossamounts paid to the site by Canadian subscribers during the year;(2) For a site with revenues on a per program basis, 1.9% of the grossamounts paid to the site by Canadian users, excluding programs that donot contain musical works from SOCAN’s repertoire.(3) For a site with revenues from the sale of advertising:A x B x (1 - C), where:(A) is 1.9%;(B) is the total advertising revenues generated by the site fromadvertisements associated with the site’s programs, excludingprograms that do not contain musical works from SOCAN’srepertoire; and(C) is (i) the ratio of non-Canadian page impressions to all pageimpressions, if that ratio is provided to SOCAN; and (ii) if not, 0 fora Canadian site and 0.9 for any other site.(4) In the event that a site receives revenues from more than one ofthe sources described in the above paragraphs, the additional paragraphsshall apply accordingly.
Proposed Interim Tariff G.1 (User Generated Content)
1. The royalties payable by a user generated content site, including but notlimited to, YouTube, Facebook, MySpace and Vimeo, for each of the years 2007to 2012, shall be as follows: A X [1 – (B X C)], where(A) is (i) in the case of music videos: 6.8 percent; and (ii) in the case ofother audiovisual content: 1.9 percent; of all revenues fromadvertisements associated with the site’s music videos and otheraudiovisual content, respectively, but excluding any content that does notcontain musical works from SOCAN’s repertoire;(B) is 0.95 for a Canadian site and 1 for any other site, and