July 13, 2010
Glimmers of Sanity…

…this one from the Associated Press:

NEW YORK – A federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out a government policy that can lead to broadcasters being fined for allowing even a single curse word on live television, concluding that the rule was unconstitutionally vague and had a chilling effect on broadcasters.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan struck down the 2004 Federal Communications Commission policy, which said that profanity referring to sex or excrement is always indecent.


Posted by Jerome Doolittle at July 13, 2010 03:00 PM
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Golly! At long last we'll be able to hear the f-word again! When was the last time? Miami Vice?

Posted by: Peter on July 14, 2010 7:38 AM
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