House Votes to Turn Down TV Ad Volume

House Votes to Turn Down TV Ad Volume

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remote-control-ppdigital-morguefile.jpgIt has often annoyed me while watching television that the commercials are turned up louder than the actual programming volume.

Now the U.S. House and Senate are acting to force the Federal Communications Commission to “adopt guidelines that would level off the abrupt spikes in volume” during advertising breaks.

The House approved the bill by a voice vote and an identical measure has been introduced in the Senate.

(Read the AP story on Google News)

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