Third Party Captioning and Copyright

The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict), 2014

28 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2014

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Blake E. Reid

University of Colorado Law School

Date Written: March 17, 2014

Abstract

This paper aims to take stock of a critical moment for captioning. It begins with an overview of closed captioning laws and regulations. It then turns to the potential legal conflicts between captioning and copyright law. It considers potential drivers behind the conflict, closing with an analysis of potential solutions including contracts, fair use, and legislation.

Suggested Citation

Reid, Blake Ellis, Third Party Captioning and Copyright (March 17, 2014). The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict), 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2410661

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