$200,000 Fine Proposed Against Turner Broadcast System by FCC

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a fine against Turner Broadcasting System for the second time in less than three months. The $200,000 proposed fine is for transmitting advertisements that imitate the national public warning system used by the President of the United States to address the public during a national emergency. The warning system is also used to deliver important emergency information from federal, state and local authorities.

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Commission proposes six figure fines for junk faxes

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture for $528,000 against an Oklahoma-based company for willful and repeated violations of the rules against the sending of unsolicited fax advertisements.