Latest Obscenity law Stories

2006-03-15 18:30:22

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Wednesday proposed fining television broadcasters millions of dollars for violating decency rules and upheld $550,000 in penalties against CBS stations for the 2004 Super Bowl breast flash by singer Janet Jackson.

2006-02-22 21:09:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. communications regulators plan to issue decisions soon in about 40 cases involving complaints against broadcasters for violating federal decency limits, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday. The U.S.

2005-10-31 22:02:08

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - A wide range of organizations representing the political gamut from copyright holders to anti-tax groups are urging lawmakers to reject legislation that would bring some legitimate film and TV productions under the same federal reporting requirements as X-rated films.

2005-10-08 13:19:03

MIAMI (Reuters) - The American operator of a Web site which posted grisly pictures of people killed in the Iraq and Afghan conflicts was arrested on obscenity charges unrelated to the war photos, police officials in Florida said.

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