A legally blind man has claimed in a lawsuit filed in federal court that the National Basketball Association’s website does not accommodate blind and visually impaired users.
Robert Jahoda filed his discrimination suit under the Americans with Disabilities Act on Nov. 6 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. In it, Jahoda asked for a court order that would require the NBA to format its website to be compatible with the screen-reader, or text-to-audio, technology utilized by Web users with vision problems.
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