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RE: [Fwd: Is your Internet Site legal?]

From: Kasday, Leonard R (Len), ALTEC <kasday@att.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 1998 09:40:42 -0500
Message-ID: <c=US%a=_%p=ATT%l=NJC240PO04-980331144042Z-659@njb140bh3.EMS.ATT.COM>
To: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I looked at the spam site, saw an access problem, and wrote them
offering to explain the access problem and how to fix it if they agreed
to send $1000 to any non-profit that deals with web access to people
with disabilities.  No reply yet.

kynn wrote:
>From: 	kynn bartlett[SMTP:kynn.bartlett@cgu.edu]
>Sent: 	Monday, March 30, 1998 3:21 PM
>To: 	w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
>Subject: 	[Fwd: Is your Internet Site legal?]
>Importance: 	High
>I got this today, at my Claremont Graduate University webmaster
>address.  It's spam, but on the other hand, it's somewhat 
>interesting spam -- I'd never do any business with _these_ people
>though, because (a) I don't need their services, and (b) I don't
>do business with spammers.
>Anyone have any thoughts on this, though?  Anyone have dealings
>with this company?
>It's always difficult to know how to deal with companies that
>support one thing I believe in (e.g., accessibility), but seem to
>use methods I vehemently _don't_ agree with (random emailing of
>unsolicited email advertisements).
>(And, of course I worry that by passing this on here, I may be
>giving spammers greater visibility...oh well...)
>info@betteraccess.com wrote:
>> Is your Internet Site legal?
>> Is your Internet Site in compliance with the 1992 Americans with 
>> Disabilities Act (ADA) and/or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
>> (Public Law 99-506, Section 508) and/or the Telecommunications
>> Accessibility Enhancement Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-542)?
>> For a guaranteed analysis of your Internet Site accessibility
>> (fee $100.00) contact http://betteraccess.com
>> If you wish to be removed from this mailing list simply reply
>> to info@betteraccess.com with the word REMOVE in the subject line.
>> If you would like to know more about increasing the number of
>> visitors to your site, simply reply to info@betteraccess.com
>> with the word INFO in the subject or body of the message. 
>> Thank you for your time and consideration Dr. David Udy,
>> President, Better Access.
>Kynn Bartlett <kynn.bartlett@cgu.edu>
>Web Communications Manager, Claremont Graduate University
Received on Tuesday, 31 March 1998 09:41:17 UTC

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