Blockchain Project Saves 20,000 UC Berkeley University Lectures from Burning

The modern equivalent of book burning is the deletion of digital content; an act the government of America has forced University of California (UC), Berkeley, to undertake. The Department of Justice found they violate Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act because some 20,000 university lectures made available through YouTube did not have closed captioning (subtitles).

UC Berkeley began removing nearly 20,000 free videos of university lectures in March.

They issued an ultimatum: “fix the videos or make them privately accessible to students,” according to Washington Times. UC Berkeley said that updating the videos would be “extremely expensive” and unjustifiable in an environment of “substantial budget deficits and shrinking state financial support.” So they started deleting the videos back in March 2017.

Deafness among young people is very rare. It accounts for only 0.2% of children, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. That translates to around 2 children in 1,000. The

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