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Can ADA be counterproductive (was Re: Legal leg to stand on?)

From: Brian Kelly <lisbk@ukoln.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 13:30:27 -0000
Message-ID: <00f501be7531$509211f0$3c92268a@bath.ac.uk>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: "'WAI Interest Group'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Kynn Bartlett said:


> My _guess_ is that you won't be able to use this approach on them.
> I would suspect that an economic motive would work better rather
> than a legal one

Kynn's comments (which I'd agree with - especially as the ADA is not
relevant to most of the world!) reminds me that I've heard rumours that some
websites have been removed, rather than made accessible, when threatened
with the ADA.  Can anyone confirm this?

Thanks

Brian Kelly
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