8:54 am
Wed December 12, 2012

National Federation of the Blind to protest at Amazon.com

Blind people say Amazon's Kindle devices and apps lack functions that they need

Update: An Amazon.com spokeswoman did return my call after this story aired, but declined to comment.

Blind people – including former New York Governor David Paterson – are planning to protest at Amazon.com today. They want the company to make its Kindle device and apps more accessible to the visually impaired, especially kids as e-readers start to be used in schools. 

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