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Massachusetts Reaches Agreement with Apple on iTunes Accessibility
Friday, September 26th, 2008 at 1:30 PM - by
Massachusetts State Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Friday that Apple had acceded to demands from Massachusetts that iTunes and iTunes U be made accessible to the blind.
In a statement, Ms. Coakley's office said that in the agreement reached with Apple that, "Apple would make sure that both of these services are accessible to blind consumers and students using assistive technology called screen access software."
iTunes U is a service offered through iTunes specifically aimed at college students, including lectures and other presentations offered in podcast format.
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