The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to rescind the decision of the lower court in the case of the naked breasts singer Janet Jackson, shown during the live broadcast, the television industry magazine Broadcasting & Cable. Appeal Court, granting the broadcaster to protest the imposition of a fine, ordered to revise their views.
Scandalous incident occurred in early 2004 during the broadcast live on American Supercup soccer. During the break the game, Janet Jackson performed the duet with Justin Timberlake, and the awkward movements of a partner to fall off part of her dress covering her right breast.
Live watched nearly 90 million people, including children, so the Federal Communications Commission (CFC), decided to fine the broadcaster - TV CBS - a 550-thousand dollars. However, the defendant appealed the decision, noting that the incident was unintentional and lasted less than a second. With these arguments, the Court of Appeal agreed, accepting the party CBS. For its part, CFC in the Supreme Court addressed a complaint with the complaint in a court of lower instance, considering the decision of a federal commission biased.
In late April 2009, writes The Washington Post, The Supreme Court concluded that even a casual demonstration of obscenity in a live broadcast of the national broadcaster to be punished. But now the courts of appeal is an opportunity to challenge the constitutionality of decisions of the Supreme Court, for which he will have to return to the case of Janet Jackson.