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Shut Up And Deal

Like a hard-core poker player on a losing streak, the Commission isn't going to let a recent string of defeats discourage it. Au contraire, the FCC's going double-or-nothing: it has asked the Supreme Court to review the Second Circuit's 2010 indecency decisions in the Fox and NYPD Blue cases.… Continue Reading

FCC: NYPD Too Blue

The FCC released a new indecency decision on Friday evening, reaching back to a 2003 episode of NYPD Blue to find 52 ABC affiliates "apparently liable" for over $1.4 million in fines.  Before Friday, the FCC had not released a new indecency decision in over a year, apparently waiting for the courts or Congress to … Continue Reading