For instance, if the many provisions involving technology in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities are to have real and substantive meaning, policy and implementation at the infrastructure level must occur.1 Lack of access to telecommunications and technology is seen as a "digital divide" for people with disabilities.
Information and communication technologies must be designed, developed and fabricated at the outset for accessibility and usability for people with disabilities.
From its independence from England into the twenty-first century, the U. press has operated without fear of prior restraint and with little fear of lawsuits resulting from coverage of governmental issues or public officials.
Toward the end of the twentieth century, however, libel suits and libel law for private persons and corporations was less favorable to newspapers.
I got nervous when I thought of presenting before the MPs, and I felt proud at being invited by the Safety and Security Portfolio Committee.
Adele [the Director of Gun Free South Africa] and myself left her home at 16h15 to Joburg International Airport. On board the flight I was relaxed because I was sitting next to Adele and she comforted me. We waited a couple of minutes for Claire's arrival because we were not on the same flight.
Today, you can turn on any TV channel, press a button, and instantaneously access closed captioning for virtually any program or commercial advertisement you can imagine.The press in the United States evolved through a long history of freedom and openness, and it operated at the beginning of the twenty-first century within one of the richest and most powerful societies in the world.Press freedom was a crucial factor in the formation of the American republic, and strict protections for the press were added to the United States Constitution just two years after it was ratified.Many everyday home consumers appreciate the widespread availability of captioning, its quality, and its convenience.That’s where the National Captioning Institute comes in.