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The movie trailer that cost cable companies $2 million in fines

The movie trailer that cost cable companies $2 million in fines

Did you see the action flick "Olympus Has Fallen"? It earned $160 million at the box office, and now it pocketed the FCC another $2 million in fines. Viacom, NBC Universal and ESPN were each hit with hefty penalties after they aired this trailer for the movie.

Did you figure out the problem? Those emergency alert tones are never, ever to be allowed for any other use than testing or an actual emergency. Click here to read the full report at Re/code.

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