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Westinghouse Digital Electronics, LLC Order & Consent Decree here.
Vizio, Inc. Order & Consent Decree here.
Philips Consumer Electronics North America Order & Consent Decree here.
Panasonic Corporation of North America Order & Consent Decree here.
Audiovox Corporation Order & Consent Decree here.
LG Electronics Order & Consent Decree here.
Sanyo Order & Consent Decree here.


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   April 10, 2008 Janice Wise (202) 418-8165


                           TOTALING OVER $3.4 MILLION

   Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement
   Bureau has adopted consent decrees with seven electronics manufacturers
   resolving investigations of possible violations of the V-Chip rules (see
   attached). The investigations examined whether the manufacturers had
   complied with the Commission's rule requiring that consumers' television
   receivers be capable of adapting to changes in the content advisory rating
   system. The consent decrees, which reflect the specific factual
   circumstances of each case, include significant voluntary contributions as
   well as compliance measures to avoid future violations. Examples of
   compliance measures include training of employees in FCC rules, fixing
   non-compliant television receivers already on the market, reviewing design
   specifications and testing equipment for compliance with FCC rules, and
   reporting periodically to the Commission to verify compliance.

   Press Contacts: Janice Wise (202) 418-8165 and Mary Diamond (202) 418-2388

                                    - FCC -

                           DTV V-CHIP CONSENT DECREES

     * LG Electronics $1,700,000

     * Philips Consumer Electronics $450,000

     * Sanyo Corporation $375,000

     * Vizio, Inc. $370,000

     * Panasonic Corporation $320,000

     * Westinghouse Digital Electronics $210,000

     * Audiovox Corporation $20,000



   Federal Communications Commission

   445 12th Street, S.W.

   Washington, D. C. 20554

   This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the
   full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.

   See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

                                        News Media Information 202 / 418-0500


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