Originally written on Awful Advertisements  |  Last updated 11/12/14
We've all been there. You're watching your favorite television program at a respectable volume. Suddenly, they cut to commercial only to have the volume seemingly doubled. You franticly turn the volume down, trying to not be blasted out of your seat.  These days might be over thanks to the FCC. The "noise" of TV commercials is set to be regulated in the hopes of eliminating those ridiculously loud commercials that far exceed the volume of the programming they are placed in. You may recall that the CALM act, or the act that would force television commercials to be the same volume as their programming, was passed over a year ago.  Now that the act is up and running we have just one thing to say - Finally.  Why did it take so long for the act to go into place? Basically, the FCC gave television companies time to make adjustments to the new regulations. According to this thread on Reddit, people are reporting that television companies had to go out and switch to new equipm...
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