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Re: Major UK bank wont listen

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2007 23:29:47 +0200
To: "Simon Evans" <simon.evans@rixcentre.org>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ttobbxd5wxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Fri, 08 Jun 2007 11:53:16 +0200, Simon Evans  
<simon.evans@rixcentre.org> wrote:

> I'm scrabbling round looking for (UK) examples at the minute and would be
> grateful if anyone has precedents (or cases that were settled pre-court  
> for
> plaintiff) which contradict the above - the only solid case I have the
> details of is more clear cut and relates to an examinee who couldn't
> effectively access an online test via screen reader.

Contacting either RNIB or the W3C Office in the UK might be a good way to  
find out more. (Or not - confidentiality is something that a lot of places  
like). There were certainly results where the response was to actually  
improve the accessibility of the website. And others, such as the current  
case, where someone said they would do something but the implementation  
was really ust a sorry joke.



   Charles McCathieNevile, Opera Software: Standards Group
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