Some legal experts say groups advocating on behalf of blind students have a strong case with their lawsuit against Arizona State University (ASU). The suit claims using the Kindle DX in a pilot program this fall would discriminate against blind students.

ASU is being sued by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the American Council of the Blind (ACB) over the pilot use of Amazon's Kindle DX eReader to distribute eTextbooks to its students, because the Kindle DX's menu isn't accessible to the blind. Darrell Shandrow, a blind ASU student, is also named as a plaintiff.

The device features text-to-speech...

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