patently offensive

See: obscene
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Indecency is defined as: 'language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities.
and revenge porn is patently offensive because the distributor's
a) It is an offense for a person eighteen (18) years of age or older, by means of oral, written or electronic communication, electronic mail or Internet service, including webcam communications, directly or through another, to intentionally command, hire, persuade, induce or cause a minor to engage in sexual activity or simulated sexual activity that is patently offensive, as defined in s.
Southwest's regulations state in their contract of carriage that they are concerned with "The lewd, obscene, or patently offensive.
This includes content that is "is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual", "harasses or advocates harassment of another person", and "exploits people in a sexual or violent manner".
broadcast is (a) patently offensive by contemporary community standards;
The material depicts or describes sexual conduct in a patently offensive way.
Apparently, the editors didn't consider Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" during the Super Bowl halftime to be patently offensive.
At the time, Rolling Stone hedged their bets on the 1973 concept-album, on the one hand hailing it as "The Sgt Pepper of the 70s" while on the other declaring "there are certain records that are so patently offensive that one wishes to take some kind of physical vengeance on the artists that perpetrate them".
There can be no doubt that this was an intentional airing of patently offensive language on the public airwaves," says the AFA, "as the person wearing the profane t-shirt was culled by Fox Network's broadcast crew from more than 70,000 spectators in the stadium.
Please allow me to rebuff the contemptuous and patently offensive letter written by Dirk Hoffmann (NA Dec).
The FCC definition seems simple enough: "language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities.