Category: Closed Captioning

11th Circuit holds Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 did not require deaf plaintiff to file complaint with FCC before filing lawsuit under other federal disability rights laws

On September 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit vacated a district court’s decision to grant a Florida city’s (City) motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, holding that (i) the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) did not require the appellant to exhaust his remedies before the …

NEW FCC LAWS FOR CAPTIONING INTERNET CLIPS

Keep up to date with the new FCC Regulations for Closed Captioning! Internet video clips Internet video clips must be captioned if the associated programming is shown on TV in the U.S. with captions on or after the following dates: January 1, 2016, where the video clip contains a single excerpt of a captioned TV …