FCC Releases Order Reinstating Video Description Rules

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The FCC has released its Report and Order (available here) reinstating its rules for “video description” pursuant to the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) that was signed into law last October. The video description rules were first adopted in 2000 but later vacated by the D.C. Court of Appeals for lack of sufficient authority. The CVAA rectified this by expressly authorizing the FCC to reinstate the rules, with some modifications. (See our discussion of the CVAA here.)

DWT previously discussed the FCC’s rulemaking to reinstate the video description rules back in March (available here), and will again release a detailed analysis of the reinstated rules as adopted in the Report and Order (sign up here to receive a copy of our DWT Advisory). In the meantime, here are some highlights from the Report and Order...

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