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.