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  • Complaints About Broadcast Journalism
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    The FCC receives a wide variety of comments and complaints from consumers about whether networks,...

  • Closed Captioning on Television
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    Closed captioning displays the audio portion of a television program as text on the TV screen...

  • Complaints About Broadcast Advertising
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    The FCC receives numerous complaints from consumers about broadcast advertising. These complaints...

  • Subscriber Signal Quality Standards
    December 30, 2014 (Reviewed)

    The FCC has technical quality standards that define a basic quality of service that cable...

  • Regulation of Cable TV Rates
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    Your local franchising authority - the city, county or other governmental organization authorized...

  • Cable Companies' Record Retention and Cable Subscriber Privacy
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    What records are cable companies required to maintain? FCC rules require cable operators serving 1...

  • Junk Faxes
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    FCC rules under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Junk Fax Prevention Act prohibit most...

  • Caller ID and Spoofing
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    Caller Identification, or "Caller ID," allows you to identify a caller before you answer your...

  • Unwanted Telephone Marketing Calls
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the FCC has rules in effect that address unsolicited...

  • Call Splashing
    May 19, 2011 (Published)

    What is call splashing? When you place a long-distance call from a public phone (a payphone, hotel...


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