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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form S-1/A on 11/04/1999
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to the Federal Communications Commission regulations noted above, there are
other regulations of the Federal Communications Commission covering such areas
     - equal employment opportunity,
     - subscriber privacy,
     - programming practices, including, among other things,
         (1) syndicated program exclusivity, which is a Federal Communications
             Commission rule which requires a cable system to delete particular
             programming offered by a distant broadcast signal carried on the
             system which duplicates the programming for which a local broadcast
             station has secured exclusive distribution rights,
         (2) network program nonduplication,
         (3) local sports blackouts,
         (4) indecent programming,
         (5) lottery programming,
         (6) political programming,
         (7) sponsorship identification,
         (8) children's programming advertisements, and
         (9) closed captioning,
     - registration of cable systems and facilities licensing,
     - maintenance of various records and public inspection files,
     - aeronautical frequency usage,
     - lockbox availability,
     - antenna structure notification,
     - tower marking and lighting,
     - consumer protection and customer service standards,
     - technical standards,
     - consumer electronics equipment compatibility, and
     - emergency alert systems.
     The Federal Communications Commission recently ruled that cable customers
must be allowed to purchase cable converters from third parties and established
a multi-year phase-in during which security functions, which would remain in the
operator's exclusive control, would be unbundled from basic converter functions,
which could then be satisfied by third party vendors. The Federal Communications
Commission has the authority to enforce its regulations through the imposition
of substantial fines, the issuance of cease and desist orders and/or the
imposition of other administrative sanctions, such as the revocation of Federal
Communications Commission licenses needed to operate certain transmission
facilities used in connection with cable operations.