New law authorizing FCC regulation of advertising loudness

Garrett Wollman
Thu Dec 16 17:21:56 EST 2010

<<On Thu, 16 Dec 2010 01:07:02 -0500, A Joseph Ross <> said:

> I wouldn't be too sure.  Even if they can get that through Congress, I 
> suspect the President might veto it.  And it might not be that easy to 
> get 60 votes in the Senate.

It's particularly hard to get 60 votes in the Senate to repeal a bill
that passed unanimously in the previous Senate.  In other words, not
even remotely likely to happen.  Commercial loudness on TV is one of
the most common complaints received by members of Congress from


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