[thelist] Judge: Disabilities Act doesn't cover Web

Saila, Craig Craig.Saila at bgminteractive.com
Mon Oct 21 15:53:01 CDT 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Feingold Josh S [mailto:Josh.S.Feingold at irs.gov]
> Sent: October 21, 2002 3:18 PM

> A federal judge ruled Friday that Southwest Airlines does not
> have to revamp its Web site to make it more accessible to the
> blind. In the first case of its kind, U.S. District Judge

(This is from a post by Eric A. Meyer on WD-L:)
"From a post by Todd  Warfel on BabbleList not half an hour ago:
Judge Rules That Inaccessible Website Violates ADA

October 15, 2002

A federal judge ruled that the Atlanta mass transit agency violated the
ADA by constructing a website that was inaccessible for people with
visual disabilities. This is one of the first cases to decide that the
ADA requires online access for people with disabilities..."

For those Canadians wondering about accessibilty issues, give Tara
(Clevland)'s evolt.org article a read:


Craig Saila
craig at saila.com : http://www.saila.com/

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