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Re: If your company has a public website, it needs to be accessib le - and that's the law

From: Section 508.US <tagi11@cox.net>
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2003 13:16:38 -0500
Message-ID: <001001c374a3$03d221e0$6400a8c0@n7v4j1>
To: "Phill Jenkins" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/foia/tal712.txt


 http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/adainternet.html

here are 2. The other did not address business.
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Michael Van Randen
Web Accessibility and Usability Consultant
1236 Greystone Lane
Pensacola Florida, 32514
850-206-4715
tagi11@cox.net

For people without disabilities, technology makes things convenient.
For people with disabilities, it makes things possible

"Counting users on the Internet is like counting the number
 of people using wheelchairs who are inside an inaccessible
 building.  It was once thought that since no wheelchair users
 were in the building, ramps were not needed. "
UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
 Copyright  1999-2003 Cynthia D. Waddell JD
Executive Director of ICDRI
http://www.icdri.org/CynthiaW/the_digital_divide.htm

"...the law does clearly contemplate the coverage of the Internet by Title
III..."
http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/adainternet.html
Access not exclusion
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phill Jenkins" <pjenkins@us.ibm.com>
To: "Section 508.US" <tagi11@cox.net>
Sent: Saturday, September 06, 2003 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: If your company has a public website, it needs to be accessib
le - and that's the law






The ADA article is titled "Stake and local government web sites" .  Where's
the reference about companies?

Regards,
Phill Jenkins,  (512) 838-4517 IBM Accessibility Services
11501 Burnet Rd,  Austin TX  78758    http://www.ibm.com/able


"Section 508.US" <tagi11@cox.net>@w3.org on 09/05/2003 02:38:50 PM

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To:    "Scarlett Julian (ED)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>,
       <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
cc:
Subject:    Re: If your company has a public website, it needs to be
       accessib   le  - and that's the law





 http://www.ada.gov/publicat.htm#anchor-website

try this and click on your preferred format
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Michael Van Randen
Web Accessibility and Usability Consultant
1236 Greystone Lane
Pensacola Florida, 32514
850-206-4715
tagi11@cox.net

For people without disabilities, technology makes things convenient.
For people with disabilities, it makes things possible

"Counting users on the Internet is like counting the number
 of people using wheelchairs who are inside an inaccessible
 building.  It was once thought that since no wheelchair users
 were in the building, ramps were not needed. "
UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
 Copyright  1999-2003 Cynthia D. Waddell JD
Executive Director of ICDRI
http://www.icdri.org/CynthiaW/the_digital_divide.htm

"...the law does clearly contemplate the coverage of the Internet by Title
III..."
http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/adainternet.html
Access not exclusion
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Scarlett Julian (ED)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 10:12 AM
Subject: RE: If your company has a public website, it needs to be accessib
le - and that's the law






> -----Original Message-----
> From: Isofarro [mailto:w3evangelism@faqportal.uklinux.net]
> Sent: Friday, September 05, 2003 3:55 PM
> To: Jonathan Chetwynd
> Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: If your company has a public website, it needs to be
> accessible - and that's the law

>
> The background to this story is the RNIB's legal action that's now
> confirmed to be against two companies. These companies cannot be named
> because of a confidentiality agreement.
>
> I'm covering as much info as I can find on the RNIB legal
> challenges at
> <http://www.isolani.co.uk/blog/access/MoreDetailsOnRnibLegalAction>
>

Mike

all I get is "No article by this name in this category."

Julian

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