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Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby skatingtripods » Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:39 pm

In the past few years, automated retail kiosks have put many DVD-rental stores out of business. This hasn't been a kind development for visually impaired individuals who now have less access to video store clerks to help get them movies. Now, in a new class action lawsuit in California, a group that advocates for the civil rights of blind individuals is suing Redbox for violating the Americans With Disabilities Act.

According to the complaint filed on Thursday, Redbox is denying blind individuals equal access to goods and services.

The plaintiffs say they enjoy films too, particularly dialogue-driven ones as well as movies where the action can be described by friends.


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Re: Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby motherscratcher » Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:05 pm

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Re: Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby peeker643 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:24 pm

What the fuck are they watching anyway?

They sue ma and pop pizza places that don't deliver? The Outback? Chins Pagoda.

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Re: Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby Erie Warrior » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:08 pm

movies where the action can be described by friends.


I can think of few things less enjoyable than this.

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Re: Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby motherscratcher » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:22 pm

If I'm understanding this correctly they are pretty much suing capitalism and the Law of Supply & Demand.
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Re: Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby Hikohadon » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:50 pm

movies where the action can be described by friends.


Does this work with porn as well?
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Re: Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby jb » Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:21 pm

"Sue me? Sue you. Sue everybody!"
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Re: Blind People Sue Redbox

Unread postby idoctribefan » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:22 am

coming soon to a courtroom near you:

"Deaf People Sue Sirius/XM Satellite Radio"

"Diabetics Sue PepsiCo"

"Impotent Men Sue Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders"

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