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FCC Issues Report and Order to Curb IP Relay Fraud

Jul 3 2012

In their Report and Order released June 29, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted rules that prohibit the temporary authorization of IP Relay users, other than emergency callers. All new users must have a verified registration and eligibility information on file before a service provider may issue a 10-digit number providing access to IP Relay.

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TSA Shares Tips to Streamline Summer Travel

Jun 13 2012

WASHINGTON – As more than 200 million passengers begin their summer travel, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds travelers of recent modifications to airport screening procedures and provides tips for travel preparations.  

Department of Labor App Challenge

Jun 13 2012

05.24.12 – The Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) has launched an app challenge inviting participants to compete for $10,000 in prizes and a chance for their app to be featured on the ODEP website. The challenge aims to “promote recruitment resources for employers, develop job training and skill-building tools for job seekers, facilitate employment-related transportation options and expand information communication technology accessibility.

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Survey on Accessible Technology

Jun 13 2012

Raising the Floor, an international organization dedicated to accessible technology, has an online survey to learn more about how people use technology, what works well for them, and what they’d like to see changed.

Regal Entertainment and Sony Bring Captioning to Movie Theaters

May 31 2012

PARK RIDGE, N.J. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Apr. 19, 2012 – In a joint effort to improve the entertainment experience of hearing or visually impaired audience members, Regal Entertainment Group has chosen Sony’s Entertainment Access Glasses with audio for practically all of its fully digitized theater locations across the U.S., providing an unsurpassed theater experience and more flexible options for deaf, hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired theater patrons.

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