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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )


   CSC Acqusition -MA Inc. )

   PSID 008370 ) File No. EB-08-NY-0271


   Westchester, New York ) NOV No. V200832380046


                              NOTICE OF VIOLATION

   Released: July 28, 2008

   By the District Director, New York Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement

    1. This is a Notice of Violation ("Notice") issued pursuant to Section
       1.89 of the Commission's Rules to CSC Acquisition -MA Inc.
       ("Cablevision"), operator of a cable system serving Port Chester and
       Harrison, New York (Physical System ID 008370).

    2. On July 16, 2008, an agent of the Commission's New York Office
       inspected Cablevision's cable system, Physical System ID 008370, and
       observed the following violations:

     a. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.61(b): "Entries [of EAS tests] shall be made in EAS
        Participant records as specified in S:S: 11.35(a) and 11.54(b)(13).
        S: 11.35(a) states "EAS Participants must determine the cause of any
        failure to receive the required tests or activations specified in S:
        11.61(a)(1) and (a)(2). Appropriate entries indicating reasons why
        any tests were not received must be made in . . . cable system
        records as specified in Sec. Sec. 76.1700, 76.1708, and 76.1711 of
        this chapter." During the inspection, the agent observed that for the
        months of April and June 2008, there were no entries in the EAS logs
        nor any EAS printouts of Required Monthly Tests received from station
        WFAS, one of Cablevision's two monitoring sources. There were no log
        entries indicating the reasons why these tests were not received.

     b. 47 C.F.R. S: 11.61(a)(2)(i)(B): "Analog cable systems and digital
        cable systems with 5,000 or more subscribers per headend and wireless
        cable systems with 5,000 or more subscribers must conduct tests of
        the EAS Header and EOM Codes at least once a week at random days and
        times on all programmed channels." During the inspection, the agent
        observed that the required weekly tests were not conducted on random
        days - 12 of 14 weekly tests were conducted on a Thursday.

     c. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.1702(a): "Every employment unit with six or more
        full-time employees shall maintain for public inspection a file
        containing copies of all EEO program annual reports filed with the
        Commission pursuant to Section 76.77 and the equal employment
        opportunity program information described in paragraph (b) of this
        section. These materials shall be placed in the unit's public
        inspection file annually by the date that the unit's EEO program
        annual report is due to be filed and shall be retained for a period
        of five years. The file shall be maintained at the central office and
        at every location with six or more full-time employees." During the
        inspection, the agent observed that Cablevision's public inspection
        file did not contain the 2005 EEO program annual report (Form 396-C).

     d. 47 C.F.R. S: 76.1702(b): The following equal employment opportunity
        program information shall be included annually in the unit's public
        file, and on the unit's web site, if it has one, at the time of the
        filing of its FCC Form 396-C: (1) A list of all full-time vacancies
        filled by the multichannel video programming distributor employment
        unit during the preceding year, identified by job title; (2) For each
        such vacancy, the recruitment source(s) utilized to fill the vacancy
        (including, if applicable, organizations entitled to notification
        pursuant to S: 76.75(b)(1)(ii) of this section, which should be
        separately identified), identified by name, address, contact person
        and telephone number; (3) The recruitment source that referred the
        hiree for each full-time vacancy during the preceding year; (4) Data
        reflecting the total number of persons interviewed for full-time
        vacancies during the preceding year and the total number of
        interviewees referred by each recruitment source utilized in
        connection with such vacancies; and (5) A list and brief description
        of the initiatives undertaken pursuant to S: 76.75(b)(2) during the
        preceding year, if applicable. The agent observed that Cablevision's
        public file did not contain the required annual EEO information for
        the years 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2007.

    3. Pursuant to Section 403 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended,
       and Section 1.89 of the Commission's Rules, Cablevision must submit a
       written statement concerning this matter within twenty (20) days of
       release of this Notice. The response must fully explain each
       violation, must contain a statement of the specific action(s) taken to
       correct each violation and preclude recurrence, and should include a
       time line for completion of pending corrective action(s). The response
       must be complete in itself and signed by a principal or officer of
       Cablevision. All replies and documentation sent in response to this
       Notice should be marked with the File No. and NOV No. specified above,
       and mailed to the following address:

   Federal Communications Commission

   New York Office

   201 Varick Street, Suite 1151

   New York, NY 10014

    4. This Notice shall be sent to Cablevision at its address of record.

    5. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires that we advise you that the
       Commission will use all relevant material information before it,
       including any information disclosed in your reply, to determine what,
       if any, enforcement action is required to ensure compliance. Any false
       statement made knowingly and willfully in reply to this Notice is
       punishable by fine or imprisonment under Title 18 of the U.S. Code.


   Daniel W. Noel

   District Director

   New York District Office

   Northeast Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 C.F.R. S: 1.89.

   47 U.S.C. S: 403.

   P.L. 93-579, 5 U.S.C. S: 552a(e)(3).

   18 U.S.C. S: 1001 et seq.

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission