NBC Hit With Accessibility Suit Over Screen-Reading Software

Law360 (October 10, 2018, 4:51 PM EDT) -- NBC's website can't be read by screen-reading software used by the visually impaired, according to a discrimination suit in New York federal court that accused the company of keeping the blind from getting information about the media giant's events.

Luc Burbon said in the suit filed Monday that NBCUniversal Media LLC's main website, www.nbc.com, isn't fully accessible to blind or visually impaired persons, denying them access to products and services such as schedules and show tickets, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York State Human Rights Law and the New York City Human Rights Law.

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