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Re: Media - Suit Over Airlines' Web Sites Tests Bounds of ADA

From: Josh Hughes <josh@deaghean.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 12:53:25 -0400
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <4B9FE3C0-DA15-11D6-838F-0030654D5306@deaghean.com>

Making a website accessible isn't that difficult. It's not unreasonable 
to expect Southwest and other companies to use alt tags and mark up 
forms and tables correctly.

It would certainly be cheaper than taking on a lawsuit.


Josh Hughes

> It's funny what is possible in the US.
> Wonder why no one has ever sued NYT or IHT for the small print in their
> newspapers though. Suddenly, the Internet and all the usability and
> accessibility jazz that is bandied about has encouraged every Joe with 
> a
> handicap and his dog to scrounge for some sympathy. But suing is
> ridiculous.
Received on Monday, 7 October 2002 12:56:01 UTC

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