Consumer Independence, Vulnerability and Public Policy: The Case of Free Matter for the Blind

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Abstract

Legislation limiting access to advertising may inadvertently limit consumers from independently making consumption decisions. This article addresses the possibility that legislation limiting access to information may inadvertently create vulnerability for the consumers it is meant to protect. A specific public policy outlining the Free Matter for the Blind or Handicapped program is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-119
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Consumer Affairs
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2012

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