Why Everyone Should Care About DRM’s Punishment Of The Visually Impaired
October 1, 2012 | 4:39 pm
Techdirt writes a lot about the problems with DRM, and how inefficient and inconvenient it is. But for millions of visually-impaired people, those “inconveniences” represent something much deeper, and much worse.
Somebody who has started writing eloquently about this issue is Rupert Goodwins. He is one of the UK’s most respected technology journalists and also, sadly, is losing his sight.
As he points out in a powerful new piece, things ought to be getting better for the visually impaired in the Internet age:…