Press Room

The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to serve as a resource for the press on all issues related to our organization and to blindness. For more information or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314, extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or

Recent Press Releases and News Briefs

Legal Precedent Set For Web Accessibility

Berkeley, CA (September 7, 2006): A federal district court judge ruled yesterday that a retailer may be sued if its website is inaccessible to the blind. The ruling was issued in a case brought by the National Federation of the Blind against Target Corp. (Northern District of California Case No.

Austin American-Statesman Now Available on NFB-NEWSLINE®

Austin, Texas / Baltimore, Maryland (September 7, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind and the Austin American-Statesman are pleased to announce a new addition to a service for blind and disabled readers in Austin. Now these readers will be able to access their local newspaper by calling NFB-NEWSLINE®.