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RE: Judgment in the SouthWest case.

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 19:46:10 +0100
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> >>> Guess we need to start writing congress to amend ADA to include
> >>>any Website which is owned by a business in the United States must be
> >>>accessible to those with disabilities.
> so we can all go work abroad when the companies move? how hard
> will it be for any company to open a separate entity abroad to
> "own" the web site. hard for the all the little guys that this
> will put out of business, peanuts for the like of southwest airlines.
> accessible web sites are good business and good *for* business,
> but making it mandatory under US federal law is a ridiculous
> idea.


I can hear it now, "Oh no! US federal law is forcing us to do something that
is good for business! Quick buy a webserver in Juarez so we can keep
producing rubbish. Oh, and tell all the developers they have to commute from
El Paso or find a new job!".
Received on Tuesday, 22 October 2002 14:40:59 UTC

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