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Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993-Secure Digital Music Initiative

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Notice is hereby given that, on March 27, 2000, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), Secure Digital Music Initiative (“SDMI”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Unitech Electronics Co., Ltd., Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Aiwa Co. Limited, Tokyo, JAPAN; Analog Devices, Inc., Norwood, MA; Earjam, Inc., San Jose, CA; DnC Tech, Inc., Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Cognicity, Inc., Edina, MN; HitHive Inc., Seattle, WA; Corporation, Seattle, WA; Motorola, Schaumburg, IL; Digital Way Co. Limited, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Telecom Systems Intl. Co. Limited, Tokyo, JAPAN; Viatech, Inc., Natick, MA; Cirrus Logic, Austin, TX; Blue Spike, New York, NY; MusicMatch, San Diego, CA; Broadcom HomeNetworking, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA; Sealtronic Technology, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA; Tornado Entertainment, London, England, UNITED KINGDOM; Digital Media on Demand, Allston, MA; Aegisoft Corporation, Rockville, MD; Voquette, Inc., Kfar Saba, ISRAEL; and Vedalabs, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA have been added as parties to this venture.

No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and SDMI intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.

On June 28, 1999, SDMI filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 2, 1999 (65 FR 67591).

The last notification was filed with the Department on October 4, 1999. A notice was published in the Federal Register on May 12, 2000 (65 FR 30612).

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Constance K. Robinson,

Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.

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[FR Doc. 01-7768 Filed 3-28-01; 8:45 am]