took over the FCC's Disability Rights Office a year ago. Hlibok has been profoundly deaf since birth. After studying engineering, he later became the first deaf law student at Hofstra University
and at the age of 43 has become the first chief of the office to have a disability. His job is to help put into place a law that requires digital technology creators to make their materials available to the blind and deaf. Hlibok is best known in the Deaf
community as the student body president of Gallaudet University
during the 1988 Deaf
President Now protest.