Apple received a collective lawsuit from blind users. The first complaint on the web site, Apple has done in the district court of Manhattan on August 19. Blind American Himelda Mendez said that the web design of site Apple is breaking the law. So, under the third section of the Americans with disabilities Act, States, web-site needs to be equipped with attributes alt-text that are used in the “e-readers” for the blind. Meanwhile, the website of the technology giant looks for people with disabilities as a clean sheet. There are difficulties with the links, which is too much and they are presented in the form of images.
Approval Mendes, the company deliberately discriminare visually impaired users. As reported Vladtime.ru the woman filed a lawsuit with a group of blind people. So she tries to defend the rights of approximately 7.3 million adult Americans with low vision, many of which are unable to use the site.
It is clarified that in 2008 the consortium of the Internet has published a guide for programmers how to make the site easy for disabled people.
Earlier, the “Free press” reported that Apple and Facebook have removed podcasts and pages of well-known conspiracy theorist. ITunes was deleted some podcasts journalist Alex Jones, famous for the lectures about “conspiracy theories”. Apple assured that the journalist was warned in advance about these measures. The Corporation stated that the decision is motivated by the desire to create a “safe environment” for users and to avoid “hate speech”.
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