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Accessibility Problems with Political Convention Coverage

Politico’s Steve Friess outlines serious shortcomings in the accessibility of online coverage of the political conventions, quoting Andrew Phillips from the National Association of the Deaf, Dr. Christian Vogler of the Technology Access Program at Gallaudet University, and me. While … Continue reading

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Second Circuit rules in favor of IPR position in important class action

In this ruling issued on August 17, 2012, in Hecht v. United Collection Bureau, No. 11-1327 (2d Cir. Aug. 17, 2012), the Second Circuit allowed a collateral attack on a class-action judgment. Chana Hecht had sued United Collection Bureau under … Continue reading

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IPR Receives NAD Accessibility Award

I’m honored to report that IPR was selected to receive the prestigious Accessibility Award from our colleagues at the the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) at their 51st Biennial Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on July 4, 2012. NAD notes … Continue reading

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IPR Students Attend 30th Annual Parker Lecture

This morning, students from IPR’s First Amendment and media law section attended the United Church of Christ Office of Communication (OC Inc.)‘s 30th Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture and Awards Breakfast, delivered by the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson … Continue reading

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FTC acts on IPR's Complaint about Your Baby Can Read's Deceptive Advertising

On August 28, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission responded to IPR’s Request for Investigation by filing a complaint against the makers of  Your Baby Can Read! (“YBCR”).  YBCR is a set of DVDs, books, and flashcards that retails for approximately $200.  It … Continue reading

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