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United States, et al. v. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc.

By May 22, 2000

In United States v. Playboy Entertainment Group the Supreme Court rules that a federal law requiring cable operators to “fully scramble” indecent and sexually explicit programming on adult stations violates the First Amendment.