The Daily Stern

The Daily Stern

: EVIL DISNEY: For a cynical, greedy, and evil corporation, Disney now outdoes itself for cynical, greedy, and evil behavior, throwing out the First Amendment for the sake of its cable strategy:

The Walt Disney Co. has quietly been lobbying Congress to apply broadcast indecency rules to cable programming, according to informed sources.

Were Congress to agree with Disney, basic and expanded-basic cable networks could be fined thousands of dollars by the Federal Communications Commission for airing four-letter words and steamy love scenes prior to 10 p.m….

According to informed sources, Disney is backing cable indecency legislation while fighting proposals that would require cable operators to sell cable networks a la carte.

Many broadcasters think it