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Supremes Toss 'Fleeting Indecency'

6-21-2012

Saying the FCC "failed to give Fox or ABC fair notice ... that fleeting expletives and momentary nudity could be found actionably indecent," the Supreme Court has set aside the FCC's rulings that incidents of the "f-word" on two separate Billboard Music Awards broadcasts on Fox and a brief moment of nudity on ABC's NYPD Blue. The court did not rule on the constitutionality of the FCC's policy on indecency -- so the FCC's power to regulate indecent broadcasts remains in place. Read the entire ruling HERE



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