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Revised as of October 1, 2014
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§ 76.701 Leased access channels.
(a) Notwithstanding 47 U.S.C. 532(b)(2) (Communications Act of 1934, as
amended, section 612), a cable operator, in accordance with 47 U.S.C.
532(h) (Cable Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992, section
10(a)), may adopt and enforce prospectively a written and published
policy of prohibiting programming which, it reasonably believes,
describes or depicts sexual or excretory activities or organs in a
patently offensive manner as measured by contemporary community
(b) A cable operator may refuse to transmit any leased access program
or portion of a leased access program that the operator reasonably
believes contains obscenity, indecency or nudity.
Note to paragraph (b): "Nudity" in paragraph (b) is interpreted to mean
nudity that is obscene or indecent.
[ 62 FR 28373 , May 23, 1997, as amended at 64 FR 35950 , July 2, 1999]
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