By: Minh N. Vu and Samuel Sverdlov

Seyfarth Synopsis:  Purveyors of porn are being sued for offering online videos without closed captioning.

We really can’t make this stuff up. Lawsuits by deaf plaintiffs against public accommodations for failing to provide closed captioning for videos on their websites are not uncommon. But last week, a deaf man sued three porn websites
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By Kristina M. Launey

On October 9, 2012, Netflix entered into a consent decree with National Association of the Deaf (“NAD”), to resolve the Massachusetts District Court case in which NAD and Lee Nettles alleged Netflix violated Title III of the ADA by failing to provide adequate closed captioning on its “Watch Instantly” web only video streaming service.  This consent
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