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Re: Legal Precedent Set for Web Accessibility

From: Cindy Sue Causey <butterflybytes@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 20:02:29 -0400
Message-ID: <45020495.6000209@gmail.com>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
CC: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Please forgive me, my mind grows foggy, but...

Isn't there some non-accessibility-based precedent set in the U.S. 
regarding the Internet being seen as theoretically interchangeable with 
"meatspace", the physical World..?

A couple of years ago.. I remember it coming across my inbox.. Crum, the 
focus of how it came about eludes me, but I distinctly remember 
something about whatever it was moving into the Technological Age by 
getting it legally recognized that the Internet and the "Real World" are 
wholly equals with respect to whatever it was.. If and when that unknown 
were to be found, couldn't it somehow be applied here..?

Grasping at straws but criminal behavior comes to mind, maybe.. How to 
set sentence or something, maybe.. Or not..... Argh..

You know, if the Internet was so separate from the Real World, then 
18-and-over type restrictions wouldn't, couldn't exist in the way they 
[appear to be] "enforced".. Yes, no, maybe so..? Could that somehow be 
applied..?

Just wondering "out loud" in case it jingles someone else's bell.. :)

Cindy Sue

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David Woolley wrote:
<snip>
 > What was quoted here was that the pure online part of the site was 
excluded from the ruling and allowed to remain faulty.
Received on Friday, 8 September 2006 23:38:33 GMT

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