Open letter to Spotify re. Accessibility
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|I'm writing to let you know that the Spotify client for OSX (and possibly
|other OSs too) is inaccessible to people who are blind and otherwise disabled.
|Several people, myself included, have raised this issue in an attempt to
|have it fixed but we've been consistently ignored by Spotify staff.
|That first suggestion dates back to 2013.
|Could you please let me know:
|a) whether you plan to support accessibility APIs in your product, and
|b) what the ETA is for that support
|I'm a fan of streaming music services in general, and Spotify in
|particular: I think you have a great product, and the first that I've
|used that is far more convenient than outright piracy.
|I've given Spotify subscriptions as a gift to several family members, and happily
|evangelise Spotify to other Linux users due to your client support for
|Please do the right thing by your blind and disabled users and properly
|support accessibility APIs in your product. I'm sure you wouldn't turn
|disabled people away from your office; please don't turn them away from
|your software either.