NAB, SBAs Cheer Senate Approval Of ‘PIRATE Act’


MIAMI — It is now up to President Trump to give the FCC greater power to squelch the buccaneers of broadcasting — many of whom continue to litter the South Florida radio dial on a regular basis — once and for.

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday gave an affirmative nod to the “Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement Act,” legislation that would greatly increase the maximum fine imposed on an individual found to be a pirate radio operator.

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