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Playboy Finds an Internet Precedent to Hop After

Flesh fanciers everywhere toasted last year's Supreme Court ruling that made the Net safe for porn. Now Playboy is hoping the high court's evident distaste for "indecency" laws will help the company strike down similar rules for cable TV. Currently the FCC says so-called indecent shows can be broadcast only from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. "They're told either scramble their dirty pictures or put them on when there are fewer kids in the audience," explains BRUCE TAYLOR, president of the National Law Center for Children and Families. The Playboy Channel has sued the government, arguing that the rule applies "the...

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