Jul 272008

Jonathan Rintels is the executive director of Center for Creative Voices in Media, a non-profit organization that advocates the rights of writer and artists to express themselves freely in film and television. He recently joined Coy Barefoot on WINA’s “Charlottesville–Right Now!” to talk about the recent U.S Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision which overturned the FCC’s $550,000 fine for the Janet Jackson incident at the 2003 Superbowl. Rintels is also concerned about the increased role internet providers such as Comcast are playing in deciding what you can download. He says net neutrality is needed to protect consumers.

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  1. […] CV Executive Director Jonathan Rintels was interviewed by WINA-AM 1070 host Coy Barefoot for half an hour about the Third Circuit’s overturning of the FCC’s decision to fine CBS $550,000 for Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show. They also discussed the FCC’s decision to sanction Comcast for blocking and discriminating against Internet traffic. Link here. […]

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