FCC Indecency Policy Could Be F'd Before High Court

Law360, New York (August 8, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT) -- U2's lead singer Bono could not have predicted his appearance at the 2003 Golden Globes, broadcast live on NBC, would have such a lasting impact on indecency law.

“This is really, really fucking brilliant,” he told an audience of assembled luminaries and at-home viewers, accepting an award for best original song. “Really, really great.”

That F-bomb had an explosive effect. After the awards show, the Federal Communications Commission found that NBCUniversal Media LLC had run afoul of the agency's revamped indecency policy, which the Second Circuit...
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