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Captcha Fail Leaves Blind People Unable To Sign Petition To Help The Blind

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

Thanks in part to a dreaded Captcha code on the White House's petitions website, it's nearly impossible for blind web users to sign a "We The People" ...

Poisoning the Treaty for the Blind

Jim Fruchterman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Jim Fruchterman

In the MPAA's "balanced" world, a system that works well in the United States -- and helps hundreds of thousands of people -- should be advocated against by our trade delegation? Huh?

Who's Against Blind People Reading? Nobody!

Jim Fruchterman | Posted 10.27.2012 | Impact
Jim Fruchterman

So, what's the solution? It's time for the U.S. to ride to the rescue, and do the right thing. President Obama's team needs to make a decision and come out in favor of a treaty.

Zach Carter

Obama Reps Stall Rights Treaty For The Blind | Zach Carter | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Delegates from the United States and the European Union have managed to delay a key human rights treaty for the blind until at least 201...

White House to Decide if Treaty for the Blind Moves Forward

James Love | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
James Love

Beginning June 15, the World Intellectual Property Organization begins nine days of negotiations on possible copyright treaties. The first days will be spent on a proposed treaty on exceptions to copyright for persons who are blind or have other disabilities.