If you are a copyright owner and believe that your copyrighted works have been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, here is our DMCA Notice.

« Vicky Leandros Superstar, Part 2 | Main | Jack Abramoff and The Worst Movie You Never Saw »

June 07, 2006

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451c29169e200d8345c91c869e2

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference "Fuck" now valued at $325,000:

» "Fuck" costs $325,000 to utter over the airwaves from Boing Boing
The Federal Government just increased the price for saying "fuck" on TV or radio from $32,500 to $325,000. That's because Congress passed the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act (BDEA). I don't know about you, but I'm looking forward to a sharp drop in c... [Read More]

Comments

anonymous

When was this aired specifically? I am trying to file a complaint, somewhat hypocritically I might add.

d

Those regulations do not apply to satellite television and radio, or cable television.

read the fucking article.

K

From now on, I think instead of the word "fuck", I'll just say "325,000".

OK, maybe that'll be just a little awkward.

jima

Um.... any of you New Yorkers out there want to go visit Representative Gary Ackerman's office and kick him in the fuck? He was all set to vote against the bill, but then HE PRESSED THE WRONG BUTTON WHEN HE VOTED, thus accidentally voting FOR the bill. Fffuuuck.

spocko

This is going to back fire on them. Oh and the bill hasn't been signed yet. I don't know if the comments are retro active or not to a certain day, I don't think they are.

Trish

But still no fine for saying 'suck' ?
How about the line, 'lucky duck was sucked' ?
'Lucky duck was sacked' ?!

Or what if 'ship' were said on air by someone with a speech impediment, coming out as 'shit'?

The whole costly administrative process associated with this comes off as sadly comical.

Bo Kaltoft

A big thanks to the USA for making the world such world a funny place to live :-)

Knowltey

Does this apply to radio too, because if so, the song America - Fuck Yeah on the Team America soundtrack would cost $12,025,000 per play with fuck being uterred 37 times.

The comments to this entry are closed.