FCC Votes To Update Contest Disclosures

Will Allow TV and Radio Stations, Put Rules Online

The FCC voted Friday to allow radio and TV broadcasters to put contest rules online.

Currently, those rules must be broadcast, but the FCC said it was time to give broadcasters flexibility in the Internet age.

Broadcasters will be able to put contest rules on their station website, or a parent company website, or if it has neither, any publicly accessible website. They must broadcast the full Web address any time they promote or advertise the contest.

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