FCC Catching “Transformers” Films in Content Filtering Inquiry

{mosimage}On asking feedback input for a report the Federal Communications Commissions is compiling on how parental blocking devices for TVs – such as V-Chips – are working, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood lodged one against both 2007's Transformers and astf. The CCFC wants the FCC to "ensure that PG-13 movies are not marketed to young children", basically asking the Motion Picture Association of America to limit the commercials of PG-13 films to a later time on TV. In a nutshell, the CCFC claims the ads showcasing the film and various film-related merchandise (not just the toys, but other peripherals) are skirting around the devices. The report requsted by Congress is due for August 29.

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