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  • In a victory for broadcasters and for those of us who value the protection afforded under the first amendment, the Supreme Court threw out cases and related sanctions brought by the Federal Communications Commission against networks that aired fleeting profanity and nudity.  Justice Anthony Kennedy, in an 18-page opinion, said the FCC “failed to give fair notice prior to the broadcasts in question that fleeting expletives and momentary nudity could be found actionably indecent.”  The FCC’s crackdown began in...

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