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Defining Internet ‘Freedom’: Ars Interviews Senator Al Franken

Source: Wired.com – By Nate Anderson Since winning election to the U.S. Senate in 2008, Al Franken (D-Minnesota) has become one of that chamber’s top net neutrality defenders. With the House uninterested in compromise on the issue, the real push

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F.C.C. Indecency Policy Rejected on Appeal

By: Edward Wyatt A federal appeals court struck down a Federal Communications Commission policy on indecency Tuesday, saying that regulations barring the use of “fleeting expletives” on radio and television violated the First Amendment because they were vague and could

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A Timeline of TV Censorship

1942: Tweety Forced to Wear Clothes Tweety Bird first appears in “A Tale of Two Kitties.” Animator Bob Clampett originally draws him without feathers but the Hays Office censorship bureau thinks the plucked bird is just a little too naked.

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Internet Radio Censorship?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite

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