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Monday, June 4th, 2007

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11:26a
Indecency fines just got *bleep*ing obscene
The FCC issued an order implementing the Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of 2005, which got signed into law in 2006. It raises the fines on indecency in broadcast from a minimum $3,000 to a maximum of $32,500 to a minimum of $32,500 to a maximum of $325,000. That's per incident per license, so a network broadcasting indecent content via its owned outlets could end up paying quite a bundle. It will be interesting to see what impact this has on radio and television programming.

You can see the FCC ORder here: http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-07-94A1.txt

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