Largest U.S. Blind Advocacy Group Bans Web Accessibility Overlay Giant AccessiBe

Largest U.S. Blind Advocacy Group Bans Web Accessibility Overlay Giant AccessiBe

June 28, 2021 admin

Gus Alexiou

The National Federation of the Blind, America’s most powerful civil rights and advocacy group for the visually impaired has launched a scathing attack on web accessibility overlay market leader accessiBe, accusing the company of engaging in “harmful” practices.

Israel-based accessiBe provides a web overlay solution that sits on top of web pages for the purposes of automatically scanning and reformatting them to ensure they are accessible and able to work with assistive solutions such as screen readers and keyboard navigation.

The company’s core proposition is that it can [...]

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