Loud Commercials Will Stop

The government will begin enforcing a law blocking excessively loud TV ads today.

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No need to adjust your TV. You probably won’t want to, anyway. Fox News explains the new law…

CALM stands for Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation. The act is designed to prevent TV commercials from blaring at louder volumes than the program content they accompany. The rules govern broadcasters as well as cable and satellite operators.

You can complain to the FCC about ridiculously loud commercials.

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