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As previous FCC decisions demonstrate, consideration of the entire context of broadcast material may result in a determination that expletives are not actionably indecent even when repeated throughout a program.
The class action alleges that the defendants made actionably misleading statements and omissions of material facts regarding these issues in its Form 10-K annual reports for 2009, 2010 and 2011, and quarterly reports for the first and second quarters of 2012, as well as in an investor call and certain "Dear Doctor" advisory letters issued during the February 2010 through November 20, 2012 period.
Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for a unanimous Court, instead concluded that "[t]he Commission failed to give Fox or ABC fair notice prior to the broadcasts in question that fleeting expletives and momentary nudity could be found actionably indecent.
the F- and S-Words could be actionably indecent, even when the word is
7, 2005) (stating that a something for nothing exchange represents an actionably disproportional relationship between the fees paid and the services rendered)).
In this competitive environment, we are pleased to have closed so many new deals, to have held maintenance attrition rates in the single digits, to have maintained aggressive cost control measures, to have shown an increase in our earnings from operations and to have built an actionably strong cash position.
It is also why a bunch of MPs, brought together under the fun-sounding but actionably misleading title of the All-Party Betting and Gaming Group (if any of that lot have done much partying, let alone betting or gaming, I'll be more surprised than if Dandy Nicholls fails to win the Stewards' Cup), came to an apparently unanimous decision to urge the Government not to allow betting in pubs.