City’s LinkNYC Kiosks Discriminate Against the Blind, Lawsuit Says – Upper East Side – DNAinfo New York

NEW YORK CITY — If you’re blind, it is impossible to call 911, get directions or access free Wi-Fi using the city’s newly installed LinkNYC kiosks, according to a lawsuit filed by residents.The kiosks — which are meant to be an alternative to pay phones and have been touted by Mayor Bill de Blasio for improving life for people with disabilities — lack basic requirements for use by vision-impaired New Yorkers, including not adding braille onto the keypad and failing to include tech-driven audio functions, the lawsuit states.
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