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Federal Communications Commission

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) regulates interstate and international communications, including radio. The FCC won’t let Eminem play his songs; they edit and censor them. Most rappers are told to self-edit their lyrics when performing on live TV, but Eminem refuses, saying that it’s the censors' job to bleep it out. So occasionally a few words will sneak by the censors and you’ll hear Eminem swear on national TV. The FCC doesn’t take too kindly to this, and Em claims that they are...

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My Ethical Influence

clientele but this marketing campaign was too little and too late. Because as we all know once you lose the customers trust or confidence it takes even longer to get it back; potentially may never receive again. Inevitably the Federal Government and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) became involved and thus the splintering of multiple long distance providers. This area of telecommunications is a vast and growing industry and the only thing that any company and their marketing campaigns can be sure...

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Bis220 Week 1 Individual Information Technology Acts Paper

again for five years. These rules went into effect on December 20, 1992 (Direct Marketing Association, n.d.). Calls also cannot be sent to emergency numbers, lines to hospital or nursing home rooms, and cell phones or paging devices (Federal Communications Commission, n.d.). Do Not Call Implementation Act of 2003 The Do Not Call Implementation Act of 2003 was designed with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in mind as additional steps to protect consumers. Telemarketers started to get smarter...

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into the daily lives of people everywhere. Innovations, such as YouTube and Twitter have become a huge part twenty-first century living. However, the period of innovation on the Internet may be coming to an end unless something is done. The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) proposal, as of May 15, 2014, potentially authorizes Internet Service Providers to cater to those who are willing to pay for faster speeds (Ammori). This threatens economic and innovative growth due to larger companies getting...

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School work

11/13/13 Print: Agencies and Commissions Agencies and Commissions Underneath his cornfield, John Waters finds the remains of an ancient Native American settlement. Which independent agency would be interested in making arrangements for the protection of this site? A. National Endowment for the Arts B. National Endowment for the Humanities C. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation D. National Archives and Records Administration Please select the best answer from the choices provided ...

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Telecommunications Act of 1996

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 The Telecommunications Act of 1996 can be termed as a major overhaul of the communications law in the past sixty-two years. The main aim of this Act is to enable any communications firm to enter the market and compete against one another based on fair and just practices ("The Telecommunications Act 1996," The Federal Communications Commission). This Act has the potential to radically change the lives of the people in a number of different ways. For instance...

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Governments Influence on the Radio

Radio Act of 1927 which stated that individuals did not own stations, they were merely licensees. They could remain licensees as long as they were serving the public’s best interests. AT this point the Federal Radio Commission (FRC) was formed. By 1934, the FRC became the Federal Communications Commission and expanded itself to cover radio, telephone, and telegraph. Since then its legislation changes have been minor like format changes and content control. However, in 1996 the FCC eliminated their ownership...

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Class Make up Case Brie1

Case Brief Citation: New World Communications of Tampa, Inc., d/b/a WTVT-TV v. Jane Akre February 14, 2003. Denied February 25, 2004. 866 So. 2d 1231 District Court of Appeal of Florida, Second District. Facts: In 1998, the investigative reporting husband and wife team, Jane Akre and Steve Wilson, filed suit against their employer New World Communications of Tampa, Inc. (WVTV), a subsidiary of Fox TV, stating they violated the Florida’s whistleblower statues. They argued...

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Net Neutrality Paper

more technologically advanced then our ancestors, but we can learn a great deal from the past. The past shows how capitalism shaped the cable companies and our country. Basic economic rules will show the prosperity of private ownership rather than federal regulation. Whether the result comes via capitalistic or socialistic slander, private ownership laws are continuously targeted for change. Capitalism is an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments...

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Children and the Media/Advertising

system is regulated and enforced by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission). The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) is a federal law enacted by Congress in December 2000 to address concerns about access in schools and libraries to the Internet and other information. For any school or library that receives discounts for Internet access or for internal connections, CIPA imposes certain requirements. In early 2001, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued rules to ensure that CIPA is...

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