1997-06-04 - Re: Profanity, PCS phones, and FCC

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From: Ryan Anderson <ryan@michonline.com>
To: Jeremey Barrett <jeremey@bluemoney.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1997-06-04 14:33:27 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 22:33:27 +0800

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From: Ryan Anderson <ryan@michonline.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 22:33:27 +0800
To: Jeremey Barrett <jeremey@bluemoney.com>
Subject: Re: Profanity, PCS phones, and FCC
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On Wed, 4 Jun 1997, Jeremey Barrett wrote:

> Well I went and got a PCS phone (Ericsson), and was pilfering through the 
> manual, and came across this amusing text in the "Operating procedures"
> section of the "Guidelines for Safe and Efficient Use":
>    o Use of profane, indecent, or obscene language while using your
>      phone.
> Joy. More laws to break.

I believe this has been true about your regular phone line for years as
well.  It's unenforceable, and as a practical matter the FCC isn't going
to care, *EVER* about it.

Ryan Anderson - <Pug Majere>     "Who knows, even the horse might sing" 
Wayne State University - CULMA   "May you live in interesting times.."
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