Icon for Advanced Communication Services (ACS)
Making Television Accessible in the Internet Age: CVAA’s Closed Captioning and Video Description Rules

For more than half a century, television has been one of the most important mediums for entertainment and news. But, television is not always accessible.

Read More
Icon for Advanced Communication Services (ACS)
An Ounce of Prevention: The CVAA’s Recordkeeping and Consultation Requirement

The best way to prevent legal problems caused by inaccessible products and services is to work with individuals with disabilities to make sure those products.

Read More
Scales of Justice Icon
American Council of the Blind Sues Hulu over Inaccessible Website and Content

On Monday, the American Council of the Blind (ACB) filed a nationwide class suit against Hulu, accusing the streaming video service of violating Title III.

Read More
Icon for Advanced Communication Services (ACS)
Advanced Communications Services and the CVAA

For decades, telecommunications laws have included provisions designed to make telephones and other communications systems available to individuals with disabilities. In most cases, however, they.

Read More
Icon for Advanced Communication Services (ACS)
Introduction to the CVAA

The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, better known as the CVAA, is a 2010 law designed to ensure that communications and media services,.

Read More
Video Games and the CVAA

Video games, for the most part, are not required to be accessible under the law. The only law that really applies to video games is.

Read More
FCC logo
FCC Requests Public Comment on Proposed Changes To Disability Access Complaint Procedure

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would create uniform rules for complaints filed with the FCC’s.

Read More
webinar
FCC Accessible Communications Regulations – Legal Update Webinar Q & A

In Tuesday’s webinar, Maria Browne from Davis Wright Tremaine outlined the requirements of the 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act (CVAA), the Communications Act, and their impact on.

Read More
Using the Law as a Tool to Advance Digital Accessibility

This year’s 2017 Digital Accessibility Legal Update presentation at CSUN was a huge success. Prominent disability attorneys Lainey Feingold of the Law Office of Lainey.

Read More
CVAA Video Programming Requirements – Video Description

Video description (also called audio description) is audio-narrated descriptions of the key visual elements of video programming which are then inserted within the natural pauses.

Read More