Case number: 2:14-CV-162 was filed against Scribd, Inc. by the National Federation for the Blind (NFB.) and Heidi Viens, a blind parent from Colchester, Vermont. The NFB is the nation’s leading advocate for equal access by the blind to technology and electronic information.
Scribd, Inc. is a website that offers subscription access to more than 50,000 books for 8.99 a month. Currently the service is only accessible to sited subscribers and is delivered through apps as well as the web. Other services allow users to publish their own work and utilize social media features.
The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Vermont. It alleges violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act claiming that the website and mobile apps are not accessible to people who are blind.
Read more about the case at the NFB website.