While 2005 (at least thus far) was marked by NO indecency fines in the U.S. due to considerable sabre-rattling by an FCC (and $7.9 million in fines last year!) which has made it clear that one of their top priorities is to make broadcasting safe for the family, 2004-2005 was the most active year in history for Canada's Broadcast Standards Council.
The CBSC's annual report is just out today, and it reports that there were 2,000 complaints from viewers and listeners in the past year.
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