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

From: Kathleen Fagan-Raeihle <raeihle@nycap.rr.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 1998 12:13:42 -0500
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To: "Kasday, Leonard R (Len), ALTEC" <kasday@att.com>
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

I did the same thing.. but I didn't ask for a donation, I just told him
about w3's internet site, and that he needed to improve his skills. I
figure a little education wouldn't hurt. <grin>

I haven't gotten a reply either.

I think his method of intimidation stinks, but the general idea of the
business is sound. I am trying to make accessibility conversions into a
viable business too.  Although I won't spam, I do send a suggestion for
improvement to inaccessible sites with the note that there is more that can
be done, and I can help them do it.

Hopefully he'll figure out that spam doesn't work as a marketing tool, it
just burns out the potential market.


At 09:40 AM 03/31/98 -0500, you wrote:
>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.

Kathleen Fagan-Raeihle
Accessible Website Design
aka webmaster@ilusa.com
Received on Tuesday, 31 March 1998 12:15:21 UTC

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