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Hill Leaders Plan to Press for Indecency Parity

Republican leaders of the House and Senate Commerce Committees told broadcasters this week that they would push for parity between broadcasters and cable and satellite when it comes to regulating content. Speaking to a group of broadcasters gathered for NAB's State Leadership Conference, Senate Commerce Committee Chai
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Republican leaders of the House and Senate Commerce Committees told broadcasters this week that they would push for parity between broadcasters and cable and satellite when it comes to regulating content.
Speaking to a group of broadcasters gathered for NAB's State Leadership Conference, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, and House Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton, R-Texas, vowed to introduce legislation to make broadcasters, cable and satellite broadcasters subject to the same indecency rules, Reuters reported.
The FCC treats subscription services, such as cable and satellite TV and radio, differently than over-the-air broadcasters in this regard.

(Radio World)