New law authorizing FCC regulation of advertising loudness
Wed Dec 15 21:44:27 EST 2010

On 12/15/2010 8:41 PM, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> to prescribe a regulation limiting the
> volume of audio on commercials transmitted by television broadcast
> stations, cable operators, and other multichannel video programming
> distributors."

I was under the impression that what people experienced during 
commercials was simply increased density of audio or increased average 
modulation. Is there actual over-modulation that is being addressed?  
That doesn't sound illegal, just noisy.

Really? This all sounds dumb, pun intended. Government.

Bill O'Neill

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