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Re: Major UK bank wont listen

From: Julian Voelcker <asp@tvw.net>
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2007 09:00:08 +0100
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <VA.00001957.0df0d248@tvw.net>

Hi Andy,

> 3) Inform the DDA after the work has been completed

I assume you are referring to the Disability Discrimination Act or is 
there a body called DDA?

You are better off talking to the DRC - Disability Rights Commission 
(http://www.drc.org.uk/) - it is their job to ensure that the DDA is 
adhered to.

Some years ago they teamed up with the RNIB to try to bring cases 
against large companies that didn't have accessible web sites in order 
to test the DDA and try to introduce some case law which would then act 
as a milestone for the other companies to enncourage them to ensure 
that their websites adhere to the DDA.

They would be very interested to hear of a large bank (a) not adhereing 
to the accessiblity standards yet blatantly claiming that they do.

Julian Voelcker
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Received on Friday, 8 June 2007 07:58:48 UTC

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