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Re: How to escalate a false AAA rating report

From: William Loughborough <love26@gorge.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 11:11:36 -0700
Message-ID: <39A2C258.83F1280C@gorge.net>
To: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
CC: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
DW:: "Is there any option, when contacting the webmaster fails, for
dealing with a site that claims AAA rating but fails priority 2

WL: Probably nothing very satisfactory. HOWEVER, there is hope with the
advent of RDF because we might very well then have a "web of trust" and
even though a site posts a AAA icon anyone interested (and knowing of)
the D. Woolley "truth about accessibility" site can find a believable
list of miscreants abusing the conformance claims' identifier.

Although it is unlikely that W3C/WAI will risk public finger pointing,
there is nothing (except possible libel/slander sorts of things) to
preclude any trusted "authority" from indexing metadata about sites -
especially those who stick their heads high enough to be easily located.
CAST may not want to monitor everybody using their imprimateur, but
others of us might well. 

Received on Tuesday, 22 August 2000 15:09:32 UTC

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