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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 […]

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Berkeley Radio Pirates Broadcast Despite FCC Intervention, Threats. Category: Page One from The Berkeley Daily Planet

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) […]

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We have become so complacentMassive Cuts Planned to FCC Field Enforcement – 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 […]

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Odessa Prison – Lessons to be learned? ‹ Odessablog’s Blog ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

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 […]

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