Wednesday, November 24, 2004

How To Spell Extortion: Start with F C C

You might think the word "extortion" starts with "e" but you'd be wrong.
Viacom will pay a record $3.5 million to settle dozens of federal investigations into alleged indecency on TV and the radio, and introduce delays in more live programming to help catch troublesome material before it gets on the air.

What a great way to make money and FAST too! Just like the mafia.
Viacom has five days to pay the $3.5 million fine, according to the agreement. Diamond said it was the commission's largest settlement.