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(unknown charset) RE: ADA Compliance - Links to Third Party Websites

From: (unknown charset) Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 21:17:16 -0400 (EDT)
To: (unknown charset) "Sean Murphy (seanmmur)" <seanmmur@cisco.com>
cc: (unknown charset) "Dan Paguirigan, Jr" <danp@hawaii.edu>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1807162114001.1304@server2.shellworld.net>
I resonate that this is an interesting question.
I too am hoping I understand the situation.
The content in question was created by the organization in the first 
place.  The organization opts to display the content they created on a 
third party platform.
So you are wondering if the organization created content must still be 
accessible if displayed on a third party platform?
Am I correct?

On Tue, 17 Jul 2018, Sean Murphy (seanmmur) wrote:

> If I understand your question. What you are asking is if the owner of the web site in ADA law has full ownership of the content regardless of where the content originates from. If my understanding is correct, this is very interesting in deed.
> Question: Are you technically able to modify the content before it is shown on your web site or not? As I would suspect this would be the bases of the argument on if the organisation or third-party organisation is responsible in ensuring the web content is accessible. If you cannot modify it due to license agreements or something along those lines. Then the ownership should fall back on the third-party organisation.
> I am not a Lawyer. Looking this at a logical way. ☺
> On a side note. I heard via 2nd hand an individual in FL USA was successful in suing the organisation owner of the web site plus the developer. If this is true, then who knows in relation to your question. Has it been tested in court as this will truly determine an organisation liability and risk.
> From: Dan Paguirigan, Jr <danp@hawaii.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 10:14 AM
> To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> Subject: ADA Compliance - Links to Third Party Websites
> Aloha Everyone,
> Regarding ADA / WCAG compliance, if an organization/institution website has a link to an external website like YouTube, Facebook, etc. with content that was created and used for by the organization (How to videos, documentation, etc.). Will that content have to be accessible?
> If so, who would be responsible for the content in the case of legal issues?
> Sincerely,
> Dan
Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2018 01:17:40 UTC

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