The Struggle for Book Access: Amazon (Blog Post #2)
Beneblog: Technology Meets Society
MARCH 10, 2009
But, we just saw Amazon fold when the Authors Guild pushed them to turn off the voice of these books: Amazon to flip on Kindle. We have an action by Amazon that sets back years of work to make ebooks accessible. Print-disabled people of the world shouldn't be surprised that Amazon isn't going out of its way to help them. Amazon is a business, and is very focused on doing business on behalf of its shareholders. Amazon is the company that built Target's website.