Woot! I don't know how many times I've dosed off while watching TV on the couch or something only to be rudely awakened by some stupid loud commercial.
Ban on loud TV commercials takes effect today
Representing what may be the most popular act of Congress since the "Do Not Call" list, a law prohibiting broadcasters from cranking up the volume on TV commercials takes effect today.
Loud commercials have been the No. 1 complaint logged by the FCC over the past decade.
Legislation mandating that broadcasters deliver advertisements at a volume no higher than the programming in which it airs sailed through Congress in 2010 - unanimously in the Senate - and was signed into law by President Obama. It was called the CALM Act, or Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act. The FCC then drafted implementation rules and gave broadcasters until today to comply.
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