Ted Stevens

  1. One-Word, Image Indecency Bill Introduced

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Senate Commerce Committee this afternoon marked up the Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act, (S.1780), introduced last week by West Virginia Democrat Jay Rockefeller and immediately gained important co-sponsorship from leading leg ...

  2. Payola Moves To Senate?

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sen. Russ Feingold, D., Wisconsin sent a letter this morning (Feb. 9) to Commerce Committee chairman Sen. Ted Stevens, R., Alaska, and co-chair Sen. Daniel Inouye, D., Hawaii, asking them to schedule Sen. Russ Feingold, D., Wisconsin sent a letter ...

  3. Senators Set March Timetable for NAB-RIAA Pact

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eyeing March/April to begin writing legislation. Tuesday morning’s (Feb. 24) Senate Commerce Committee was supposed to hash out some of the key issues surrounding the use of a broadcast flag to protect the copyright holders of video and audio cont ...

  4. Senator Calls For 'Total Ratings System'

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Would grade level of decent, indecent material. Senator Ted Stevens, R., Alaska, wants to develop a "total ratings system" that would grade the level of decent or indecent material in video or audio content delivered through virtually ev ...

  5. Senate To Hold Open Forum On TV Indecency

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Senate Commerce Committee is planning an "open forum" Nov. 29 to discuss indecent content aired on television, as a first step in crafting legislation to limit such material. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Commerce Committee is plann ...

  6. Senate To Hold Open Forum On TV Indecency

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST First step to limit such material. The Senate Commerce Committee is planning an "open forum" Nov. 29 to discuss indecent content aired on television, as a first step in crafting legislation to limit such material. Committee chairman Sen. ...

  7. Congress Completes Pre-Recess Hearings

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A senior Senate leader concluding the first two follow-up hearings on the MGM vs. Grokster Supreme Court case sends a warning to witnesses representing P2P companies and Internet service providers be WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate and House adjour ...

  8. Washington Roundup: Hearings, Lawsuits

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT This Washington Roundup takes a look at the recent follow-up hearing on Grokster, the RIAA's new round of "John Doe" lawsuits against 765 illegal file sharers across the country--that brings the total The Senate and House adjourned ...

  9. Broadcasters OK With '09 Digital Date

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an attempt to get the transition to digital TV out of low gear, broadcasters told a Senate panel July 12 that they are not fighting congressional attempts to set a "hard date" for the switch. WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  10. Cable Industry And Senators Offer Kid-Friendly Packages

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two Senate Commerce Committee lawmakers are praising the cable industry's announcement April 28 to put in place better safeguards for parents who want to protect their children from racy and violent p WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two Senate Commerce C ...

  11. Broadcast Indecency Legislation Introduced

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, told reporters on March 11 that he plans to introduce legislation that would require premium cable TV stations and satellite radio outlets to offer subscribers the same con WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska ...

  12. Broadcast Indecency Legislation Planned

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, told reporters today (March 11) that he plans to introduce legislation that would require premium cable TV stations and satellite radio outlets to offer subscribers the sam Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, told reporters tod ...