Closed Captioning Legal Requirements, Best Practices, and Workflows for Media and Entertainment

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New FCC regulations require video programming that is captioned on TV to also be captioned when distributed on the Internet. This webinar will discuss recent and upcoming regulations for closed captioning, as well as best practices for implementation and workflows. The topics…

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Updated December 22, 2017

Section 508 and 504 Video Captioning Requirements, Workflows, and Best Practices for Government and Federally Funded Programs

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In this webinar, Lily Bond, the Marketing Manager at 3Play Media, and Josh Miller, the VP of Business Development at 3Play Media, will walk you through the legal requirements according to Section 508 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. In addition, they…

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Updated February 6, 2018

How Copyright and Fair Use Impact Third Party Captioning for Educational Video

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Blake Reid, an Assistant Clinical Professor in Technology Policy and Telecom Law at Colorado Law, will walk you through the conflict between copyright law and captioning law, focusing on the legality of captioning videos that you don’t own. This work is licensed…

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Updated February 6, 2018

10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content with WCAG 2.0

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In this webinar, Janet Sylvia, Web Accessibility Group Leader (founded at the University of Georgia) and Web Accessibility Trainer, will walk you through 10 tips for creating accessible websites following the international standard WCAG 2.0. 10 Tips for Creating Accessible Web Content…

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Updated February 6, 2018

CVAA Legal Requirements for Video Programming

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In this webinar, Maria Browne, an attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP specializing in communications laws, will give you an in-depth look at the regulatory requirements of Title II of the CVAA. Then, Tim Springer, the CEO of SSB BART Group, will…

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Updated February 6, 2018

Demystifying WCAG 2.0: An Intro to Web, Office, InDesign, and PDF Accessibility

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Web accessibility is a growing priority across industries, and in light of recent lawsuits, the threat of non-compliance in higher education is very real. However, bringing an entire organization up to accessibility standards can be daunting. In this webinar, David Berman, the…

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Updated October 24, 2018

Online Video and the ADA: How a Landmark Case Changed the Legal Landscape of Closed Captioning

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law in 1990, before the Internet was an integral part of society. While it originally dictated accessibility requirements for physical structures and businesses, several recent legal cases have expanded the reach of the…

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Updated February 6, 2018

FCC Closed Captioning Requirements: How Some Networks Are Staying Ahead of the Curve

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With the proliferation of online video, it is important to understand the legal requirements for captioning your digital content. The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) requires that any online video programming that previously appeared on television with captions must…

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Updated February 6, 2018

When the DOJ/OCR Makes a Visit: Lessons Learned in Resolving Complaints About Inaccessible IT

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Over the last few years, many institutions of higher education have faced legal action for inaccessible IT. If an ADA or Section 504 accessibility complaint is filed at your school, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Department of Education Office…

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Updated February 6, 2018

FCC’s 2016 Order on Closed Captioning Responsibility Explained by the FCC

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On February 18th, the FCC released a 2016 order to clarify who is responsible for complying with closed captioning requirements. The commission unanimously agreed on their decision, which divides responsibility between video programming distributors (VPDs) and video programmers. There are significant changes…

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Updated February 6, 2018

The Legal Year in Review: Digital Access Cases

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While every year is active in the federal and state courts, 2015 saw several cases focused on the accessibility of online content. These cases demonstrate that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are taking a more comprehensive…

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Updated February 6, 2018

The Impact of Recent Lawsuits on Video Accessibility Requirements

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Although many accessibility laws were written before the Internet was an integral part of everyday life, recent lawsuits and case law have extended accessibility requirements to online video. In this webinar, Owen Edwards from SSB BART Group and Lily Bond from 3Play…

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Updated October 24, 2018