"This is an issue people care about. My wife has wondered for years when we were going to do something about this," said FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski during a meeting Tuesday. "Bottom line, the FCC is quieting a persistent problem of the TV age, or loud commercials."
Well if just one man gets a little more peace at home from this, I guess the additional government regulation was worth it.
During their mandated spot checks for compliance (there’s a new job created right there!), what is the criteria for the commercial being louder than the program? What if it’s a commercial for Independence Day comes on during after a hushed Tiger Woods putt?