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If you noticed that the volume of TV commercials is often much, MUCH louder than the volume you set for TV shows, you aren’t alone.
Loud ads have been a top consumer complaint in 21 of the Federal Communications Commissions last 24 quarterly reports, according to Ad Week.
But no more. A bill requiring advertisers to adopt industry technology that modulates volume and prevents overly loud commercials within a year is going before President Obama after clearing the House and Senate.
“Consumers have been asking for a solution to this problem for decades, and today they finally have it,” said Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), who sponsored the bill.
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