US Drops Indecency Suit Against Fox Over Stripper Scenes

Law360, New York (September 21, 2012, 10:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government on Friday gave up on its case accusing News Corp.’s Fox Television Stations Inc. of failing to cough up indecency fines over its 2003 broadcast of a “Married by America” episode that featured scantily clad exotic dancers.

The government lodged a brief notice of voluntary dismissal in Washington, D.C., federal court without commenting on its reasoning for dropping the action.

The government first brought the suit in April 2008, saying Fox’s stations had broadcast an episode of reality TV show "Married by America"...
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