This morning a federal appeals courtthrew out
the $550,000 indecency fine levied by the Federal Communications Commission against CBS for Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s 2004 Super Bowl incident in Houston, also known as Nipplegate.
The court ruled the FCC acted "acted arbitrarily and capriciously" in punishing the network for the nine-sixteenths of a second in which Jackson’s evil titty could be seen by television audiences.
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As a service to you, dear reader, we just spent the last hour trolling the Internet for parody images of the incident, and we now proudly present some of our favorites. – Keith Plocek