NCTA Plan: Allow Limited Regulation

Hearn, Ted
November 2005
Multichannel News;11/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 49, p6
The article focuses on the proposal of the U.S. cable industry that they would agree to indecency standards on condition that any federal legislation governing its content for profanity or sexual behavior would not take effect until after the courts had ruled on the law's constitutionality. The proposal was endorsed by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association leadership. The enforcement of indecency rules can be costly for cable networks. The Senate Commerce Committee will host an open forum on how to deal with indecency in cable and broadcasting in November 2005.


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