Press Room

Below please find the latest press releases and media advisories issued by the National Federation of the Blind. 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 cdanielsen@nfb.org.

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National Federation of the Blind Applauds Historic Iowa Supreme Court Decision

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Friday, June 27, 2014
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Des Moines, Iowa (June 27, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today applauded the Iowa Supreme Court for its decision in the landmark case of Aaron Cannon and Davenport Civil Rights Commission v.

National Federation of the Blind and Blind Business Owner Resolve Enforcement Action with Small Business Administration

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Monday, June 16, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 16, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal access by the blind to information technology, and Virgil Stinnett, a blind business owner from Honolulu, Hawaii, have reached an agreement resolving an enforcement action (Complaint #2009-02) against the Small Business Administration (SBA).

EBAY AND THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND TEAM TO OPTIMIZE ACCESSIBILITY OF SITE, APPS

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Thursday, June 12, 2014
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eBay has teamed with The National Federation of the Blind in a Web 2.0 Sustainable Accessibility Partnership Agreement that will enhance the accessibility of eBay’s website and mobile applications.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 10, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for access by the blind to published works, today applauded the ruling of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case of Authors Guild, Inc., et al v. HathiTrust, et al. 

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2014 Scholarship Program Finalists

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 14, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the finalists for its 2014 Scholarship Program, which awards thirty scholarships each year to recognize achievement by blind scholars.

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