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Re: Law?

From: <Accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:20:25 -0400 (EDT)
To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0904151218510.29518@fzneg.arg>

Wish the USA required that.  I know one case (not internet related)
where it took a state agency two years to track down the owner of a
McDonalds restaurant during a physical access complaint issue.

Bob

On Wed, 15 Apr 2009, David Woolley wrote:

> Accessys@smart.net wrote:
> > so there are slight differences between the UK and USA,
> >
> > in the USA while it is recommended there is no requirement that one
> > contact the website owner.  Partially because sometimes it can be next
> > to impossible to Find the owner it can be hidden under many layers of
> > sub organizations or mirrors.
>
> Web sites operated by UK businesses and charities are required to
> include physical street addresses for contacting the owner and, where
> relevant, company numbers or charity numbers.
>
> It is probably still the case that a lot of sites are non-compliant,
> although non-compliance is an indicator of a possibly dodgy site.
>
> --
> David Woolley
> Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
> RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
> that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.
>

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