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Re: New Media article

From: Joann Starks <jstarks@sedl.org>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 16:04:00 -0500
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Dept. of Justice ADA Core Letter on Web Accessibility:


>I was reading the New Media article:
>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?


Joann Starks, Program Specialist

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