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Re: R: R: New italian accessibility law: additions to policies page

From: Sylvie Duchateau <sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 11:09:36 +0200
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20040416110748.00b5db08@mail.snv.jussieu.fr>
To: "Roberto Castaldo" <r.castaldo@iol.it>
Cc: shawn@w3.org, wai-eo-editors@w3.org

Hello Roberto,

I need last information concerning the Italy section in the policy page at:
http://www.w3.org/wai/policy

Is there a responsible ministry in Italy?

Thank you

Regards

Sylvie
A 15:31 09/04/2004, vous avez écrit :
>Hi Sylvie,
>
>Here's a good news: I've just talked with the coordinator of Pubblicaccesso
>project in Italy, and that is the final - and working - link:
>
>http://www.pubbliaccesso.it/normative/law_20040109_n4.htm
>
>So we can publish it, as it should not be removed. Anyway, should any
>problem occurr in the future, it will be my care to inform you immediatly.
>
>The english title on the law is: "Provisions to support the access to
>information technologies for the disabled"
>
>Thanks, and happy Easter again
>
>Roberto
>
>
>-----Messaggio originale-----
>Da: Sylvie Duchateau [mailto:sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr]
>Inviato: venerdì 9 aprile 2004 15.19
>A: Roberto Castaldo
>Cc: wai-eo-editors@w3.org; shawn@w3.org
>Oggetto: Re: R: New italian accessibility law: additions to policies page
>
>Hello Roberto,
>
>Thank you for your response.
>I agree with you, we cannot give a broken link.
>
>nevertheless, could you give me the English translation of the title of the
>law, Other question: what is the responsible ministry for Italian policy on
>that topic?
>
>Thank you for your help and have happy easter too!
>
>Regards
>Sylvie
>A 13:01 09/04/2004, vous avez écrit :
> >Hi Sylvie,
> >
> >Thanks for your answer, but I cannot give you any other good link for
> >the english version; I've tried again tho one a sent you, but it was
> >still not working; so I think it's better not to include a broken link.
> >
> >And that's the only one I've found; anyway, I'll be checking again next
> >days and next weeks, adn I'll keep you informed about it.
> >
> >Let me wish you a wonderful Easter, to spend with your beloved ones :-)
> >
> >My best regards,
> >
> >Roberto Castaldo
> >-----------------------------------
> >Coordinatore www.Webaccessibile.Org
> >W3C WAI WCAG ed E&O WGs Member
> >rcastaldo@webaccessibile.org
> >Cell 348 3700161
> >Icq 178709294
> >-----------------------------------
> >
> >
> >-----Messaggio originale-----
> >Da: Sylvie Duchateau [mailto:sylvie.duchateau@snv.jussieu.fr]
> >Inviato: giovedì 8 aprile 2004 9.42
> >A: Roberto Castaldo
> >Cc: wai-eo-editors@w3.org; shawn@w3.org
> >Oggetto: Re: New italian accessibility law: additions to policies page
> >
> >Hello Roberto,
> >
> >thank you for sending the information to us.
> >
> >I am preparing the update of italian policy section so that Shawn can
> >post it on the policy page:
> >http://www.w3.org/WAI/Policy/
> >
> >I am sorry that we replied so late to your message.
> >
> >I have a question concerning the translation of the law text.
> >
> >We would like to provide a link to the English translation. But in your
> >first e-mail from March 31, you sent following link:
> >http://www.pubbliaccesso.it/biblioteca/normative/law_20040109_n4.htm
> >
> >In a following e-mail you wrote that the link was not working very well
> >and you sent the whole English translation.
> >
> >To which document in English can we then point?
> >
> >What is the English translation of the law title?
> >
> >Thank you for the information.
> >
> >Regards
> >
> >Sylvie
> >A 18:31 16/03/2004, Roberto Castaldo a écrit :
> > >Hi folks,
> > >
> > >In december 2003 a new lwa has been approved in Italy about Web
> > >accessibility. Two weeks ago has started the work to create the
> > >implementing rules to make it really work; me and Roberto Scano are
> > >involved in the government groups that will do that job.
> > >
> > >So, this is the time to add some new information to the W3C policies
> > >page; I've read the http://www.w3.org/WAI/Policy/updates.html rules
> > >on submitting updates, so I'm writing those notes to you; i think
> > >they're
> >clear enough...
> > >If not, please let me know.
> > >
> > >------------
> > ><h2><a name="Italy">Italy</a></h2>
> > >
> > ><div class="bodymargin1">
> > ><p>Legislation: <a
> > >href="http://www.camera.it/parlam/leggi/04004l.htm"><span
> > >lang="IT">[Italian] Legge Stanca - "Disposizioni per favorire
> > >l'accesso dei soggetti disabili agli strumenti
> > >informatici"</span></a>, jan 2004</p>
> > >
> > ><p>Jurisdiction: -</p>
> > >
> > ><p class="prelist">Relevant documents:</p> <ul class="notop">
> > >   <li class="spacing">Directive of the Government of Italy regarding Web
> > >     Accessibility [formerly at
> > >http://www.governo.it/sez_dossier/linee_web/direttiva.html] </li>
> > ></ul>
> > >
> > ><p class="prelist">Additional information:</p> <ul class="notop">
> > >   <li class="spacing"><a
> > >
> > >href="http://www.senato.it/leg/14/Bgt/Schede/Ddliter/18816.htm">[Italian]
> > >     <span lang="it">Atto Camera 3486: Norme per il diritto di accesso ai
> > >     servizi e alle risorse telematiche pubbliche e di pubblica utilita'
>da
> > >     parte dei cittadini diversamente abili</span></a> (Chamber of
> > >Deputy
> >Act
> > >     nr. 3486: Norms for the right to access to the services and the
> >resource
> > >     of public administrations and public utilities for people with
> > >     disabilities)</li>
> > ></ul>
> > ></div>
> > >------------
> > >
> > >Here are the most interesting points of the new italian law:
> > >
> > >- The law is applied to public administrations, public and
> > >telecommunication services with state  partecipation web sites
> > >
> > >- In a time of 90 days, implementing regulations will be developed
> > >and published, under the control of many associations (people with
> > >disabilities associations, web developers association - IWA/HWG).
> > >These rules will be based on the European Union accessibility
> > >guidelines; these guidelines enforce all states to adopt WCAG 1.0 AA
>guidelines.
> > >So, this law is based upon WCAG 1.0 :-)
> > >
> > >- A control commission is going to be created (90 days max); this
> > >commission will apply the guidelines on the public administration web
> > >sites, and also on those private ones whose managers who will ask for
> > >its
> >"opinion"
> > >
> > >- Should any organization involved in this law not apply the rules,
> > >all the contracts which do not contemplate web accessibility as a
> > >structural requirement will be considerated as not existent, they
> > >will be  simply cancelled, and the manager will be considered fully
> > >responsable for the damage occurred to his organization.
> > >
> > >- Moreover, the law will need the creation of groups of testers
> > >(teams of web professionals and people with disabilities from various
> > >enterprises and organizations); those groups will control all the
> > >public administration and government web sites accessibility and
> > >usability (we're going to develop the guidelins about it), and there
> > >will be two levels of control: instrumental and human (we will find
> > >out later the software tools the control teams will use for
> > >instrumental
> >check).
> > >
> > >
> > >Thank you for your attention,
> > >
> > >My best regards
> > >
> > >Roberto Castaldo
> > >-----------------------------------
> > >www.Webaccessibile.Org Coordinator
> > >IWA/HWG Member
> > >rcastaldo@webaccessibile.org
> > >r.castaldo@iol.it
> > >Cell 348 3700161
> > >Icq 178709294
> > >-----------------------------------
> > >
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