Third Party Captioning and Copyright
The Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies (G3ict), 2014
28 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2014
Date Written: March 17, 2014
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.
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