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Re: New Media article

From: Joann Starks <jstarks@sedl.org>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 16:04:00 -0500
Message-Id: <l03130313b1988174f54a@[198.213.9.81]>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Dept. of Justice ADA Core Letter on Web Accessibility:

http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/foia/cltr204.txt



>I was reading the New Media article:
><http://newmedia.com/newmedia/98/07/fastforward/Design_Pages_Disabilities.html>
>
>and to quote:
>>
>However, an opinion written by the Justice Department states that the
>Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to sites for businesses
>covered by the act, although it has not yet been taken up in court. Also,
>sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can be interpreted to mean
>that government-funded Web sites must be accessible.
>>
>
>Has anyone seen this opinion letter or know where I can get a copy of it?
>thanks
>nancy



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