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Cher and the FCC and the Supremes

CurseWordSymbols.jpg The U.S. Dept. of Justice is trying to take the FCC swearing case all the way to the Supreme Court, after an appeals court slapped it down:
In a stinging rebuke, the Second Circuit ruled that the FCC had not produced “any evidence that suggests that a fleeting expletive is harmful.”

Free Speech Under Attack in DC – Part III Center for Creative Voices in Media Blog, 1 Nov 2007

Apparently the current U.S. administration doesn’t believe in someone having to prove “market failure” when it comes to words.