indecency

This X-Rated Snapchat Account Disappeared After Exposing the Wild Side of College Life

Snapchat's gone wild. College kids have turned one of the app's most popular features—My Story—into a crowdsourced stream of public debauchery.

CBS Nipplegate Fine Tossed—Again

What the fuck? Three years later, and there's still no real conclusion on the Federal Communications Commission's $550,000 fine against CBS for Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction during the 2004 Super Bowl. For the second time, a three-judge panel of the U. S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia called the fine arbitrary. 

Supreme Court Takes Case on FCC Indecency Rules

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review the Federal Communications Commission's broadcast indecency rules in the hopes of clearing up once and for all whether things like a fleeting F-bomb or a bare butt are indecent. Oral arguments will be scheduled for this fall.

Broadcasters Want Supreme Court to Bring Certainty to Indecency Rules

At long f---ing last, the TV business may finally get some clarity on the Federal Communications Commission's updated indecency rules, which have kept the networks—and the regulator itself—tied up in knots since 2004.