Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Netflix Captioning Complaint

NAD lodged a complaint with Netflix about its free streaming presentation of The Wizard of Oz this past Saturday. It ran without closed captioning. The organization asked for the captioning before the movie was streamed. Netflix says it ran into trouble because there are so many formats available - despite the fact that YouTube and Hulu have worked around the technoligical problem. The use Adobe Flash while Netflix uses Microsoft's Silverlight system.