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FCC Seeks Comments on "Interoperable" Video Conferencing and Other Provisions of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010

The FCC seeks comments on new provisions to the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, related to the law that strives to ensure that people with disabilities have access to the communications technologies of the 21st Century (known as the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010.)

Comments are due on February 13, 2012, and Reply Comments are due on March 14, 2012.

The issues teed up for discussion include:

  • * “interoperable” video conferencing services,
  • * video mail services,
  • * accessibility of information content,
  • * small entity exemption,
  • * electronically mediated services,
  • * mobile phone browser functionality, and
  • * accessibility Application Programming Interface software.
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Resources:

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2012/db0103/DA-12-1A1.pdf

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/FCC-11-151A1.pdf

http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-310286A1.pdf

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-111publ260/pdf/PLAW-111publ260.pdf

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