Hulu's Services Exclude Blind, Visually Impaired, Suit Says

Law360, New York (November 20, 2017, 4:26 PM EST) -- Video streaming giant Hulu LLC was hit with a proposed class action in Massachusetts federal court on Monday alleging its services exclude the blind and visually impaired.

The complaint by American Council of the Blind and Bay State Council of the Blind and their respective presidents accuses Hulu of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to provide so-called audio description tracks, which allow blind and visually impaired people to access videos by providing oral descriptions of what’s happening on screen during pauses in dialogue,...
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Case Title

American Council of the Blind et al v. Hulu LLC


Case Number

1:17-cv-12285

Court

Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other

Date Filed

November 20, 2017

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