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FCC Seeks Comment Concerning Closed Captioning in Online Video Clips

December 2013 —The Media Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Public Notice [DA 13-2392] seeking comment on rules regarding the closed captioning of IP-delivered video programming.  In the previously issued IP Closed Captioning Order, which was pursuant to the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA), the FCC ruled that closed captioning rules “should initially apply to full-length programming and not to video clips,” and gave the intention of revisiting the ruling’s application to video clips in the future.  The curre

FCC Clarifying Rules for IP-Video Captions

June 2013 — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released an Order on Reconsideration and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) in the Matter of Closed Captioning of Internet Protocol-Delivered Video Programming: Implementation of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 [MB Docket No. 11-154].

Netflix Enters Consent Decree with National Association of the Deaf

October 9, 2012 — A consent decree was entered into by plaintiffs National Association of the Deaf (NAD), Western Massachusetts Association of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, and Lee Nettles and the defendant Netflix, Inc. (Netflix). The Consent Decree [Case No.

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