pirate query

Bill brscomm@yahoo.com
Sun May 27 23:31:42 EDT 2012

Unlike New York's FCC office, Boston has never been aggressive chasing


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Kevin Vahey
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 <scott@fybush.com> 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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