“We are working hard to ensure that the ADA keeps up with technological advances that were unimaginable 20 years ago,” said Attorney General Holder. “Just as these quantum leaps can help all of us, they can also set us back – if regulations are not updated or compliance codes become too confusing to implement. To avoid this, the Department will soon publish four advanced notices of proposed rule-making regarding accessibility requirements for websites, movies, equipment and furniture, and 9-1-1 call-taking technologies.”
Included in the proposed changes, the department of justice is reviewing the necessity for movie theaters to install equipment that projects captions and video descriptions for the hearing and visually impaired.
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