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RE: "Damages" Re: when a suit is in the rong?

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 11:08:38 -0000
To: "wai-ig list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBLCBLIMDOPKMOPHLHAEKJEPAA.jon@spin.ie>

> In the case of SOCOG vs Maguire (the Sydney Olympics case) damages were
> set based on the fact that Bruce Maguire had suffered by not being able
> to participate in the general enjoyment of the Olympics.

To set these damages Maguire had to be unable to use the site. Hence the
accessibility problem was real, not determined solely by a tool, checklist
or any other theoretical model of accessibility such as David was referring
to.
Received on Tuesday, 25 March 2003 06:05:08 GMT

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