Schools say Kindle is difficult for blind to use

11/11/2009 | Google

Two universities say they will not use Amazon's Kindle because it is difficult for blind people to use without help. The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Syracuse University are urging Amazon to make changes to the e-reader's setup. "These universities are saying, 'Our policy is nondiscrimination, so we're not going to adopt a technology we know for sure discriminates against blind students,'" said Chris Danielsen, a representative for the National Federation for the Blind.

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