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From: Jim Allan
Date: Feb 25, 2017 8:32AM


So...how does this work in the world of auto captioning features. Can video
posters turn it off?
Jim

On Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM, "Jonathan Avila" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
wrote:

3PlayMedia has an article related to captioning and fair use as related to
YouTube.

http://www.3playmedia.com/2016/02/09/youtube-copyright-
rules-is-it-legal-to-caption-public-youtube-videos/

Jonathan

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Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2017 4:28 PM
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Subject: [WebAIM] Captioning Open Source Media

In working with an 3rd party educational media supplier to caption embedded
videos in electronic textbooks that will be used in online courses, I keep
running into some of the same questions, which invariably come from
experienced professionals who are generally knowledgeable about
accessibility guidelines. They just seem to be different interpretation of
both copyright and process requirements.

Keeping in mind differences in public and private education, as we are
referring to the latter, I'd like verification, suggestions, and a general
sanity check on the concepts of "fair use" and "due diligence" related to
copyrights in captioning existing media:


1) If the embedded e-book videos are open source, is there even a need
to obtain approvals to caption (upload SRT file + transcript) from the
publisher and/or content creator?


2) If we are unable to make contact with the content creator, can we
legally proceed with media captioning?



3) If we cannot legally access and amend the files, and a transcript
the best that we can do, will this suffice to meet accessibility
requirements?


Yes, we have already considered options for replacing and updating the
e-book.
Thoughts? Suggestions?

Lynn

Lynn Marie Kelly, MS
Manager, Accessible Design & Technology
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