Sun May 27 23:31:42 EDT 2012
Unlike New York's FCC office, Boston has never been aggressive chasing
[mailto:boston-radio-interest-bounces@tsornin.BostonRadio.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Sunday, May 27, 2012 9:05 PM
To: Scott Fybush
Cc: Boston Radio Group
Subject: Re: pirate query
Capuano supports the station and he uses it when he needs to send a message.
Of course politics are involved.
On Sun, May 27, 2012 at 9:06 PM, Scott Fybush <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 5/27/2012 7:57 PM, Donna Halper wrote:
> So, does Touch have a legal license or not?
>> If not, how has the owner managed to stay on the air without one for
>> such a long time without the FCC stepping in?
> The FCC did step in - it issued a $17,000 notice of apparent liability
> against operator Charles Clemons back in 2008.
> But the FCC has only limited enforcement teeth on its own. It's the US
> Attorney's office and Justice Department that pursue collection of
> that fine and further prosecution. It is widely believed that
> political factors have made that prosecution a very low priority.
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