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V-chip is a generic term for technology used in television set receivers in Canada, Brazil and the United States, which allows the blocking of programs based on their ratings category. [1]

40 relations: Ad Council, American Civil Liberties Union, Analog television, Analog transmission, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Association of National Advertisers, Bill Clinton, Censorship, Charleston, South Carolina, Ed Markey, EIA-608, Extended Data Services, Family Viewing Hour, Federal Communications Commission, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, John Zogby, Kaiser Family Foundation, Motion Picture Association of America, Motion picture content rating system, Motion Picture Production Code, National Association of Broadcasters, NCTA (association), New York Daily News, Parent-Teacher Association, Parental controls, Parents Television Council, PDF, Re-edited film, Simon Fraser University, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Technology, Telecommunications Act of 1996, Television content rating system, Television set, Television Watch, The New York Times, The Washington Times, United States Congress, Vertical blanking interval, Weemote.

Ad Council

The Advertising Council, commonly known as the Ad Council, is an American nonprofit organization that produces, distributes, and promotes public service announcements on behalf of various sponsors, including nonprofit organizations, non-governmental organizations and agencies of the United States government.

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American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations alike.

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Analog television

Analog television or analogue television is the original television technology that uses analog signals to transmit video and audio.

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Analog transmission

Analog transmission is a transmission method of conveying information using a continuous signal which varies in amplitude, phase, or some other property in proportion to that information.

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Annenberg Public Policy Center

The Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) is a center for the study of public policy at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Association of National Advertisers

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) is a representative body for the marketing community in the United States.

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Bill Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

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Censorship

Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.

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Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Ed Markey

Edward John Markey (born July 11, 1946) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts since 2013.

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EIA-608

EIA-608, also known as "line 21 captions" and "CEA-608", used to be the standard for closed captioning for NTSC TV broadcasts in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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Extended Data Services

Extended Data Services (now XDS, previously EDS), is an American standard classified under Electronic Industries Alliance standard CEA-608-E for the delivery of any ancillary data (metadata) to be sent with an analog television program, or any other NTSC video signal.

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Family Viewing Hour

The Family Viewing Hour was a policy established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States in 1975.

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Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.

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First Amendment to the United States Constitution

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.

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John Zogby

John J. Zogby (born September 3, 1948) is an American public opinion pollster, author, and public speaker.

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Kaiser Family Foundation

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, or just Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), is an American non-profit organization, headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Motion Picture Association of America

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is an American trade association representing the six major film studios of Hollywood.

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Motion picture content rating system

A motion picture content rating system is designated to classify films with regard to suitability for audiences in terms of issues such as sex, violence, substance abuse, profanity, impudence or other types of mature content.

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Motion Picture Production Code

The Motion Picture Production Code was the set of industry moral guidelines that was applied to most United States motion pictures released by major studios from 1930 to 1968.

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National Association of Broadcasters

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is a trade association and lobby group representing the interests of commercial and non-commercial over-the-air radio and television broadcasters in the United States.

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NCTA (association)

NCTA – The Internet & Television Association (formerly the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, and commonly known as the NCTA) is the principal trade association for the U.S. broadband and pay television industries, representing more than 90% of the U.S. cable market, more than 200 cable networks, and equipment suppliers and providers of other services to the cable industry.

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New York Daily News

The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.

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Parent-Teacher Association

A parent-teacher association/organization (PTA/PTO) or parent-teacher-student association (PTSA) is a formal organization composed of parents, teachers and staff that is intended to facilitate parental participation in a school.

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Parental controls

Parental controls are features which may be included in digital television services, computer and video games, mobile devices and software that allow parents to restrict the access of content to their children.

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Parents Television Council

The Parents Television Council (PTC) is a United States-based censorship advocacy group founded by conservative Christian Republican Catholic activist L. Brent Bozell III in 1995.

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PDF

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Re-edited film

A re-edited film is a film that has been edited from its original theatrical release.

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Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public research university in British Columbia, Canada with campuses in Burnaby (Main Campus), Surrey, and Vancouver.

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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut is a 1999 American adult animated musical comedy film based on the Comedy Central animated television series South Park.

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Technology

Technology ("science of craft", from Greek τέχνη, techne, "art, skill, cunning of hand"; and -λογία, -logia) is first robustly defined by Jacob Bigelow in 1829 as: "...principles, processes, and nomenclatures of the more conspicuous arts, particularly those which involve applications of science, and which may be considered useful, by promoting the benefit of society, together with the emolument of those who pursue them".

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Telecommunications Act of 1996

The Telecommunications Act of 1996 was the first significant overhaul of telecommunications law in more than sixty years, amending the Communications Act of 1934.

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Television content rating system

Television content rating systems are systems for evaluating the content and reporting the suitability of television programs for children, teenagers, or adults.

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Television set

A television set or television receiver, more commonly called a television, TV, TV set, or telly, is a device that combines a tuner, display, and loudspeakers for the purpose of viewing television.

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Television Watch

Television Watch is an American non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Charleston, South Carolina.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Washington Times

The Washington Times is an American daily newspaper that covers general interest topics with a particular emphasis on American politics.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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Vertical blanking interval

In a raster graphics display, the vertical blanking interval (VBI), also known as the vertical interval or VBLANK, is the time between the end of the final line of a frame or field and the beginning of the first line of the next frame.

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Weemote

The Weemote is a television remote control made by Fobis Technologies that is designed for young children.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-chip

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