RE: CFC - Accessible Authentication and issue responses

0 – I can live with this at level AAA. I could not live with the current text at level A or Level AA. It is very disappointing that the working group was unable to analyze the accessibility problem and to define carefully a solution that addressed the substantive concerns which were raised, particularly in view of the necessity of an accessible authentication process to the use of many Web-based applications and resources, and the corresponding need to attain high levels of security, having regard to populations who may be especially vulnerable to exploitation of their personal information.

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick []
Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2017 11:55 PM
To: WCAG <>
Subject: CFC - Accessible Authentication and issue responses
Importance: High

Call For Consensus — ends Tuesday January 2nd at 11:45PM Boston time.

The Working Group has discussed a change to the note in the Accessible Authentication SC.

The specific changes are detailed in this pull request (  and can be viewed at<>.

Issue responses:<>

 Call minutes:<>

If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before the CfC deadline.


Andrew Kirkpatrick
Group Product Manager, Accessibility


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