[Noisebridge-discuss] UC Berkeley to remove +500 online courses videos

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 18:44:58 UTC 2017


The biggest problem isn’t subtitles - it’s audio descriptions as well. Those are more expensive and time-consuming than closed captions, but they’re just as required.

Jeffrey

> On Mar 15, 2017, at 8:14 AM, François Revol <revol at free.fr> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> I've been pointed to this article last week:
> https://fee.org/articles/when-equal-access-means-zero-access-for-all/
> 
> Basically they are removing them because they miss closed-caption and people complained about that, and they want to avoid getting sued...
> 
> I thought I'd try to do something against this instead of complaining too...
> https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/UCB_Webcasts_CC
> 
> Should we show them another way by crowdsourcing the subtitles?
> 
> François.
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