[LINK] USA, Canada and the EU attempt to kill treaty to protect blind people's access to written material
david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Sat May 30 11:12:34 AEST 2009
On Fri, 29 May 2009 at 12:48:11 +0200 Kim Holburn wrote:
>> USA, Canada and the EU attempt to kill treaty to protect blind
>> people's access to written material
>> Posted by Cory Doctorow, May 29, 2009 1:52 AM
>> ... The Obama administration's negotiators have
>> joined with a rogue's gallery of rich country trade representatives
>> to oppose protection for blind people. Other nations and regions
>> opposing the rights of blind people include Canada and the EU.
>> Update: Also opposing rights for disabled people: Australia, New
>> Zealand, the Vatican and Norway.
Australia joins the US among the legislatures that money can buy.
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