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More and More Actions on Pirate Radio - What is Next?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2017

It seems like virtually every day, the FCC announces that it has sent numerous Notices to pirate radio operators warning them that their operations


Commissioner O’Rielly Again Targets Pirate Broadcasters and Their Supporters to Walk the Enforcement Plank
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

Commissioner Michael O’Reilly called for stronger enforcement action to combat unauthorized “pirate” radio broadcasters in a statement before the


Slow Upload Speed: TV Licensee Agrees to Pay $13,500 to Settle FCC Investigation into Online Public File Violations
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

The FCC entered into a Consent Decree with an Iowa TV station to resolve an investigation into the licensee’s failure to timely upload required


Praying with Fire: Church’s Pirate Radio Station Fined $25,000
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

After repeated warnings, the FCC fined the operators of an unlicensed radio station in California $25,000. Section 301 of the Communications Act


A Change of Pace? Pirate Radio Actions Signal A Possible Shift to Accelerated Issuance of Forfeiture Orders
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2017

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a pair of forfeiture orders against pirate radio operators. Each


Pirate Radio Operator Faces $25,000 Proposed Fine After Flaunting Multiple FCC Warnings
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

After issuing multiple warnings, the FCC proposed a $25,000 fine against a New Jersey man for operating an unlicensed radio station. Section 301 of


Update: Pirate Radio
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

A few months ago, we wrote about pirate radio and the FCC's efforts to stop these stations from popping up all around the country. In the last few


Combatting Pirate Radio - What Can the FCC Do?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

Pirate radio is still a problem. While pirate radio was much in the news a decade ago, and was even glamorized in movies, the popular perception may


Field office closurespirate radio enforcement
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2015

As part of a review of the Enforcement Bureau’s Field operations, the Commission ordered the closure of 11 of the 24 Field offices. These closures


FCC enforcement monitor
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

This month, the FCC proposed a fine of $20,000 against an individual in Queens, NY for operating a pirate FM radio station. Section 301 of the