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Re: accessible banking:

From: Kelly Pierce <kpierce2000@earthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 20:38:08 -0600
Message-ID: <005901c50807$115c44a0$0b0110ac@Kelly>
To: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>, "wai-ig list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

David,

Are you saying that the Bank of America does not comply with priorities One 
and two of the Web Content Accessibility guidelines, version 1.0?  A few 
years ago it entered into a legal settlement agreeing to fully comply with 
WCAG.  either it isn't doing so or the guidelines are inadequate.  Another 
bank in the mid-Atlantic area where you live that entered into a similar 
agreement was Wachovia.

I have had little contact with Bank of America.  I live in the only region 
of the country (the upper Midwest) that the bank hasn't fully entered.  in 
the last year, they have opened up a few branches here in Chicago but these 
don't have talking ATM's.  It's ironic considering that the bank has several 
thousand people based in Chicago, including a number of web developers.

Kelly


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "david poehlman" <david.poehlman@handsontechnologeyes.com>
To: "wai-ig list" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2005 9:57 AM
Subject: accessible banking:


>
> Hi all,
>
> I'm looking for a bank that does not require ie to do busines.  I 
> currently
> do business with bank of america and suntrust banks.  I need a bank I can
> walk to from time to time although that is less of a requrement than 
> online
> banking.  The monopoly that is held by ie in matters of this type needs to
> be broken.  I am finding merchants that will do business with me no matter
> what user agent I use.  I know this is not a requirement of any <law> but 
> it
> is a requirement for my accessibility needs and will be a growing
> requirement for others as well.
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Johnnie Apple Seed
>
>
> 
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