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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Accessibility Rights Are Human Rights'

As the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act draws near, how the landmark accessibility law will apply to websites is still in limbo. In a tweet Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook made one of the clearest statements by any business leader to date about the importance of making technology accessible to everyone. 

Cook’s company's record on accessibility does reflect the high-minded principle he’s touting. Apple's iOS operating system includes numerous accessibility features and APIs for developers to use them, including voice over, "speak screen," dictation, zoom and support for Braille displays.  See for yourself in the video below:

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