Bill Puts Onus on FCC

Hearn, Ted
July 2006
Multichannel News;7/31/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p35
The article focuses on the Family Choice Act that will require the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to regulate pay-television providers for indecent content in the U.S. The bill has created three options for cable and satellite television providers under an annual election system enforced by the agency. U.S. Representatives Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) and Tom Osborne (R-Neb.) unveiled the act with support from several groups that constantly gripe about cable content, pricing and packaging.


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