Communications Decency Act

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Bird-Flipping Globes Could Cost NBC With Feds

Wrestler director Aronofsky's on-air gesture may be worst violation

(Newser) - The decency police are on NBC’s tail for Sunday’s obscenity-speckled Golden Globes. The Federal Communications Commission is reviewing the program after receiving 18 complaints, the Los Angeles Times reports. The most flagrant violation was probably when The Wrestler director Darren Aronofsky jokingly flipped off actor Mickey Rourke as... More »

Online Romeo Flunks Math

Judge throws out suit of man, charged with having sex with 14-year-old, against SexSearch.com

(Newser) - Cautioning that the Internet isn't 100% trustworthy, a federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed by a man who blamed a website for his arrest on charges of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. The man set up a rendezvous with another SexSearch.com user whose profile listed her as... More »

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