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Users can get information regarding the accessibility of Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files from the Adobe Systems Inc. website's Adobe Reader Accessibility page.


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The FTC is committed to making the information it delivers through its Internet site accessible for all members of the public, including individuals with disabilities. In the spirit of this commitment, the FTC strives to provide electronic and information technology that meets or exceeds the compliance requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

If you have feedback, concerns or complaints related to the accessibility of electronic and information technology provided by the FTC, including content on this web site, please contact the FTC Section 508 Coordinator via email at

You may also send complaints regarding Section 508 to the following address:

Room HQ-683
Information Assurance
ATTN: Section 508 Compliance
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20580