Tag Archives: FCC

FCC loses appeal on Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction fine

PHILADELPHIA — CBS should not be fined $550,000 for Janet Jackson’s infamous “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held its ground even after the ...

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Cellphone companies to warn as plan approaches limit

NEW YORK — Cellphone companies are pledging to warn subscribers before they go over their monthly limits for calling minutes, text messages and data use. The pledge comes in response to a threat of regulation by the Federal Communications Commission, ...

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Sony, Epsilon execs support data breach bill

WASHINGTON — Top executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon are telling lawmakers that they support federal legislation that would require companies to promptly notify consumers if their personal information is stolen or exposed by a data breach. Tim ...

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Solicitor general cites WWII-era internment mistakes

WASHINGTON — Nearly 70 years after the Supreme Court upheld the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, the government’s top high court lawyer says one of his predecessors concealed critical information that could have tipped the cases. In a ...

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