Topic: CALM Act

Clyburn's Last Acts as FCC Chair Include Proposal to Eliminate Sports Blackout Rule

She made the most of her time in charge

No one can ever say that acting Federal Communications Commission chairwoman Mignon Clyburn was a benchwarmer during the six months she served as acting chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission.…

Loud Commercials Are Now Against the Law

Consumers may file complaints with FCC

Those annoying ear-splitting commercials that come out of nowhere are now officially against the law. The rules governing implementation of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act (CALM) Act went into…

FCC Passes Rules to Turn Down the Volume on Loud Commercials

CALM Act goes into effect in a year

Those loud TV commercials that annoy everybody have only one more year to live. The Federal Communications Commission passed rules Tuesday to implement the 2010 Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act,…