European Accessibility Act and ebook accessibility

In April 2019 the European Parliament passed the European Accessibility Act (from now on, the EAA). It regulates the accessibility of several new digital products and services: devices such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets, customer terminals, vending machines, web stores and ebooks together with their reading apparatus and programs.

Marrakech Treaty

What is the Marrakesh Treaty?

The Marrakesh Treaty is an international treaty administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The full title the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled explains the aim of the treaty. The Treaty was agreed in 2013 in Marrakesh, Morocco and it … Continued