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Re: Legal Precedent Set for Web Accessibility

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2006 23:46:59 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200609082246.k88Mkx903594@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> David Woolley wrote:
> >
> > It seems to me to be a major defeat, as it means that no US e-business
> > need have an accessible web site, as long as they refrain from operating
> > physical retail outlets.  Yet another perceived cost in physical retail
> > that is avoided by going online only.
> >   
> Actually, I don't think that was an issue that was addressed by the 
> case. That will likely come in another lawsuit challenging a purely 

What was quoted here was that the pure online part of the site was
excluded from the ruling and allowed to remain faulty.

> online retailer and the need for accessibility.
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