New law authorizing FCC regulation of advertising loudness

Garrett Wollman
Wed Dec 15 20:41:01 EST 2010

The White House press office announced today that President Obama had
signed into law "S. 2847, the 'Commercial Advertisement Loudness
Mitigation or the 'CALM Act,' which requires the Federal
Communications Commission to prescribe a regulation limiting the
volume of audio on commercials transmitted by television broadcast
stations, cable operators, and other multichannel video programming


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