AARC is the non-profit US royalty collective protecting the worldwide hometaping (private copy), rental, and lending rights for featured recording artists and sound recording copyright owners (record labels).  Although a US organization, AARC represents featured artists and copyright owners residing all over the world.

AARC provides a music royalty, generated by the sales of automobile infotainment systems, blank CDs, personal audio devices, media centers, and satellite radio devices that have music recording capabilities, to its 500,000+ members worldwide.

What is AARC?