FCC Expecting Indecency Court Challenge
July 8, 2004

Speaking to a Media Institute crowd Wednesday, FCC Enforcement Bureau chief David Solomon said he is expecting a court challenge to the Commission's indecency policy -- sooner rather than later. 

According to Broadcasting & Cable, Solomon said he "would welcome the guidance on how best to proceed with enforcement as he tries to balance First Amendment concerns with a content enforcement power that has been on the books since 1927."  He also said a fine can be challenged in court before the Justice Department comes knocking to collect. Solomon has been Chief of the FCC Enforcement Bureau since the Commission created it in 1999.




 
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