The movie rental service Redbox is being sued by advocates for the disabled, who claim it discriminates against the visually impaired. Plaintiff Lisamaria Martinez says that the smooth touchscreens on Redbox's kiosks are useless to blind people and should have "tactile buttons" or audio instructions. Martinez says she wants "equal rights’" to those with sight, including the right "to enjoy movies."
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