[Perform-Talk] Disney Plus Update

Amy Sabo amieelsabo at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 20:06:57 UTC 2019

hello there,
thanks peter for looking into other browsers that use the new site
and, your views on this! hopefully others here on this will chime in
and, give their good news on this webb site besides yourself. but,
thanks for the update on it I greatly appreciate this!

amy sabo

On 11/13/19, Peter Donahue via Perform-Talk <perform-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Good morning again everyone,
>                 I just tried Disney Plus in all three browsers on our
> desktop and got pretty much the same results as I did last night. The
> winner
> is sstill Mozilla Firefox with Internet Explorer a close second. Both IE
> and
> Firefox allow you to subscribe independently and sign in to your account
> without the need for sighted assistance. One thing that surprised me is
> that
> once I subscribed and signed in to my account I remained signed in. Usually
> you're prompted to check a checkbox if you want to remain signed into your
> account, but this is not the case with Disney Plus.
>                 All works as it should when using Firefox. A problem is
> encountered when you attempt to watch a movie using Internet Explorer. When
> the "Play" button is pressed you're taken to the screen where you view the
> selection in question. I just tried playing Lady And The Tramp first using
> IE and then with Firefox. When "Play" was pressed in IE instead of the
> movie
> starting a box appeared with the words "Post play" that Jaws was able to
> read. Since this is not necessarily an accessibility issue I would think
> that other Disney enthusiasts attempting to view selections in Internet
> Explorer would have encountered this incompatibility and Disney Streaming
> should be getting earfulls by now.
>                 Firefox on the other hand is a champ where Disney Plus is
> concerned. When I started Lady And The Tramp it began playing at once.
> Here's hoping this additional information will better assist us when we
> notify Disney Streaming of the accessibility issues blind people are
> encountering when attempting to use Disney Plus in various Web Browsers and
> apps. All the best.
> Peter Donahue
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