The FCC accepting comments on eBook reader exemption from the CVAA.

The Coalition of E-reader Manufacturers, which includes Amazon, Kobo, and Sony, has filed a petition with the FCC, seeking exemption from some of the accessibility laws for advanced communication devices.

Read a summary of the petition http://www.fcc.gov/document/petition-waiver-access-acs-services-and-equipment-0

from the FCC. You can also read the legal filing http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/document/view?id=7022314526

from the Coalition’s lawyers.

The FCC will take public comments about this issue through September 3. Read instructions for filing electronic or paper comments.

http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/comment/view?id=6017461446

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Robert W Kingett

Robert Kingett is a gay blind journalist, and author, with many publications in magazines, anthologies, and blogs. He has judged many writing contests and has won many awards for his writings and advocacy.

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