EntertainmentFCC Proposes $272,000 Fine Against CBS for ‘Young Sheldon’ Alleged Emergency Tone Misuse
Schumer proposes bill to regulate body armor
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday he intends to introduce a bill restricting the sale of body armor when the Senate reconvenes in September, according to the New York Post. © Greg Nash Schumer proposes bill to regulate body armor The bill would require the FBI to establish standards for who is allowed to buy body armor such as bullet-resistant vests after a series of mass shootings in which the gunmen wore body armor, most recently the suspect in the killing of nine people last weekend in Dayton, Ohio.
The Federal Communications Commission continues to crack down on misuse of the Emergency Alert System tone on television.
The government agency has proposed a $272,000 fine againstBroadcasting for allegedly airing a simulated emergency alert tone during a nationally televised episode of “ ” on April 12, 2018.
The episode “included a sound effect accompanying a tornado warning, which the producers modified, but still audibly resembled actual EAS tones,” said thein a release regarding the proposed fine.
The agency said that’ modifications to the EAS tones were still not permissible because the tones used in the episode of “ ” were “substantially similar” to actual EAS tones. An enforcement advisory from the last month reiterated that broadcasting actual or simulated EAS tones during non-emergencies and outside of testing periods is an FCC violation and “serious public safety concern.”
FCC proposes '988' for quick access to national suicide prevention line
The FCC wants accessing a national suicide prevention line to be as simple as dialing 988. In a report sent to Congress today, staff members recommend that the FCC designate 988 as the 3-digit dialing code for a nationwide suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. Those services are already provided by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, but users must dial a 10-digit number, 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). In 2018, Lifeline counselors answered over 2.2 million calls and 100,000 online chats.
In August, thefor misusing the Emergency Alert System or Wireless Emergency Alert tones on episodes of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, “The Walking Dead”,” “Lone Star Law,” and KDAY and KDEY-FM’s radio shows, issuing civil penalties collectively totaling more than $600,000.
CBS will be given an opportunity to response to the proposed action, known as a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forefeiture, according to the FCC. The agency will then consider the submission of evident and legal arguments before making any further decisions.
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"The Big Bang Theory" Season 12: Sheldon's secret friend
The 12th Season of"The Big Bang Theory" and "Young Sheldon": Crossover confirms will come, now there will be a crossover with . Are we learning more about past?
The comic-con in San Diego was full of new information on series, comics and films. Either new ones were introduced or sequels announced. For example, showrunner Steve Holland announces that there will be a cross over with the 12 season with the prequel"The Big Bang Theory" & "Young Sheldon": Sheldon's best friend . With the crossover, there will be a new figure.
Steve Holland in San Diego at the Comic-con even more, because with the crossover we get to know"The Big Bang Theory" and "Young Sheldon": Mysterious Friend best friend. Tam Nguyen is not only Sheldon's best, but also the only school friend. Never heard of him? No wonder, because Tan was only introduced in the first season of .
With, Tan Nguyan from theme will be. Because we all wonder what happened to Tan, when he was once the best friend of the super nerd.
So it's going to be exciting what the producers have come up with for the crossover of the two series. In the US, the series fans see the result of the 12th season offrom September 24, 2018. In Germany you have to be patient until the beginning of 2019.
Facebook initially argued that proposed FTC fine was 'excessive' and 'unconstitutional' .
The social network fought back against a fine related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.Behind the scenes, Facebook's lawyers pushed back against a fine initially proposed by the FTC, according to a document the company sent to the FTC earlier this year.
FCC Proposes $272,000 Fine Against CBS for ‘Young Sheldon’ Alleged Emergency Tone Misuse
The Federal Communications Commission continues to crack down on misuse of the Emergency Alert System tone on television. The government agency has ...