[blindkid] Fwd: [Nfbnet-master-list] Whitehouse WIPO Petition

Carol Castellano carol.joyce.castellano at gmail.com
Fri Jun 21 00:01:49 UTC 2013

>As you know there is a petition on the nfb.org website concerning an 
>important treaty concerning the availability of books, worldwide, to 
>blind and visually impaired persons.  There is also a petition on 
>the www.whitehouse.gov website.  There were accessibility problems 
>with this petition at one time, but have been solved.  Here is some 
>information on signing it.  Please do so -- time is running short.
>David Andrews
>Hi All:
>Time is running short for us to sign the Whitehouse petition to get the U.S.
>Government to support a treaty to make books and other copyrighted materials
>available across borders to people who are blind around the world. The
>petition needs 100,000 signatures, it currently has only 12,214 and we need
>to reach 100,000 by June 22, 2013, only two days away. You'll need to
>create a Whitehouse.gov account to sign this petition, that process is
>accessible, including it looks like to users of Braille displays. You will
>be asked a mathematical question in order to create your account, no
>The link to the petition is:
>I clicked on it out of this message and it worked, if it doesn't, cut and
>paste it into the address bar of your favorite browser. If you have a
>Whitehouse.gov account, click on the link to log in, sign in with your
>account credentials and then click on the link to sign the petition. After
>creating your account if needed, you can then click to sign.
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