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6.5 Difficulties in Browsing Websites with Background Audio

Affected Group: Persons with Seeing Difficulties

Sound that plays automatically on websites can be annoying to some people, and it is particularly so for people who are trying to listen to screen readers.

Ideally, background sound playing should be user-initiated, or at least there is a convenient navigation option to turn off website audio.

Speech bubbles representing audio sources competing for attention.