Thursday, October 05, 2006

One Boob == 963,000 FCC Complaints

Nate Anderson writes on ARS Technica:

How many indecency complaints does the FCC actually receive? It's a hot-button topic—television broadcasters have already begun to censor themselves out of uncertainty about what is considered indecent and obscene. Because of the intense media coverage of the issue, readers might get the impression that indecency complaints are legion, that millions of Americans are up in arms about what's on television.

That's not the case. Ars has compiled a surprising set of statistics on the practice, drawn from the FCC's own quarterly reports.

More here.


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