Court Tosses FCC 'Wardrobe Malfunction' Fine
July 21, 2008 - 9:45 AMA federal appeals court has thrown out a $550,000 fine against CBS Corp. for the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.<br style="mso-special-character: line-break" />
The three-judge panel in Philadelphia ruled Monday that the Federal Communications Commission "acted arbitrarily and capriciously" in issuing the fine for the fleeting image of nudity.
The 90 million people watching the Super Bowl, many of them children, heard Justin Timberlake sing, "Gonna have you naked by the end of this song," as he reached for Jackson's bustier.
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