US communications regulator proposes new access rules
- The proposal to require providers of advanced communications services and manufacturers of equipment used for those services to make products accessible for people with disabilities.
- The proposal to reinstate the FCC’s rules for video description (called audio description in Australia).
The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, a comprehensive set of proposals to make electronic and online media accessible, was signed into law by President Obama on 8 October 2010.
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