Court Won't Hear 'Wardrobe Malfunction' Case

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The long legal battle between the Federal Communications Commission and CBS is over.

CBS won't have to pay the fine for singer Janet Jackson's infamous 2004 Super Bowl halftime show in which fellow performer Justin Timberlake tore Jackson's top, exposing her bare breast.

The Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal in what's become known as the "wardrobe malfunction" case.

The FCC fined CBS $550,000 for indecency. But an appeals court threw out the fine - twice.

The appeals court said that the rules on indecency were not established when the fine was issued.

Justice John Roberts said the rules are clear now, so "any future 'wardrobe malfunctions' will not be protected."

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