FCC clamps down on pirate radio In the USA pirate radio is frequently associated with the belief that governmental spectrum regulatory schemes favor the interests of large corporations which can afford the high licensing costs. Pirate broadcasters consider their transmissions to be a challenge to that authority.Part 15 of the FCC rules allows the use […]Read more "W5YI :"
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been trying to silence Berkeley’s pirate radio broadcasters for 10 years. The broadcasters continue to broadcast, but they say it’s getting harder. “[The FCC] is starting to pick on people who have property, who have something to lose,” said labor activist Michael Delacour, who quit Berkeley Liberation Radio (104.1 FM) […]Read more "Berkeley Radio Pirates Broadcast Despite FCC Intervention, Threats. Category: Page One from The Berkeley Daily Planet"
Berkeley Liberation Radio Collateral Damage in FBI Raid By John Anderson in Microradio, Pirate Radio September 04, 2008 An FBI raid last week on the Long Haul Infoshop in Berkeley has taken Berkeley Liberation Radio off the air, hopefully temporarily. Details are sketchy as to why the FBI raided the space in the first place, […]Read more "Berkeley Liberation Radio Collateral Damage in FBI Raid – DIYmedia.net"
A very interesting memorandum was leaked last week to two trade publications detailing a plan to severely reduce the FCC’s enforcement presence in the field. Presently, the agency’s Enforcement Bureau has two dozen field offices scattered throughout 17 states and Puerto Rico. However, not every field office is created equal: there are Regional Offices (many […]Read more "We have become so complacentMassive Cuts Planned to FCC Field Enforcement – DIYmedia.net"
Triple-X Lexxx FM The New 96.1mhz LIVE Radio from Berkeley California USA Source: Triple-X Lexxx FM The New 96.1mhz LIVE Radio from Berkeley California USA – AirtimeRead more "Triple-X Lexxx FM The New 96.1mhz LIVE Radio from Berkeley California USA – Airtime"
Whenever I think about PLP I remember how my mother told me she wanted me to donate all her library to PLP on her death. She was so shocked and disappointed when I told her of all the requests for written material from prisoners. How can prisons and jails justify not providing library services to […]Read more "Donate :: Prisoners Literature Project"
Ukraine is so similar to the US in many unfortunate ways However, most notably, on 17th August a female prison guard was murdered within the prison. She was in fact murdered and dismembered – her body parts dumped in a rubbish skip next to the pig farm within the prison. Her murder was only […]Read more "Odessa Prison – Lessons to be learned? ‹ Odessablog’s Blog ‹ Reader — WordPress.com"