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Federal Communications Commission v. Fox Television Stations

Categories: Crime/Justice,Language,Obscenity/Pornography,Supreme Court/courts,Telecommunications/Internet

5-4 Supreme Court decision that the Federal Communications Commission can penalize broadcasters for even occasional violation of so-called decent language standards but the court stopped short of deciding whether the FCC had the constitutional right to police the airwaves. From