OMG. Why won't they let this GO!?
The Obama Administration is putting taxpayer's money to good use by asking the Supreme Court to decide whether or not CBS should be fined $550,000 for Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction during the Super Bowl halftime show in 2004.
As we mentioned last year, a federal appeals court ruled
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Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially passed the 2010 Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act which "requires commercials to be kept at the same volume as the programs they're airing around."
Unfortunately, the rule won't go into effect until Dec. 13, 2012…but we'd imagine we'll be hearing fewer and fewer loud commercials as the year goes on!
Here's what the FCC had to say about this wonderful act in a statement:
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