President Obama signed into law the legislation that will help make some things that hearing people take for granted, like the ability to watch and understand streaming media such as that which can be downloaded from Netflix, open to the deaf and hard of hearing too through the captioning of media like this. Caption2Action along with concerned citizens helped to make this happen. Read more about the particulars in. Lisa Goldstein's blog ADA for the Internet at i711.com.
More on this can also be read at the Coalition of Organizations for Accessible Technology website http://www.coataccess.org/
- Section-by-Section Summary: What S. 3304 (as amended) Will Do For Us
- President Barack Obama Signs 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act of 2010 on Friday October 8, 2010
And at the Caption2Action Blog http://captionaction2.blogspot.com/2010/10/dateline-2012.html