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Re: ADA Compliance - Links to Third Party Websites

From: Dan Paguirigan, Jr <danp@hawaii.edu>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:15:11 -1000
Message-ID: <CAEwocF8Ue9MOtP0zye6-nRwzdgC2ay51=jP4tKBJWToYvfpbuQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: klewellen@shellworld.net
Cc: seanmmur@cisco.com, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
@Sean Murphy
Yes, we would be able to modify the content. However, only to a certain
extent as we won't have access to the actual code of the website. Yeah, the
policy is so fuzzy haha.

@Karen Lewellen
Yes, that is correct. Specifically, the organization is a University
Institution, and the content creators using third party
applications/websites such as YouTube are either "agents" of the university
or faculty.

On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 3:17 PM Karen Lewellen <klewellen@shellworld.net>
wrote:

> 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?
> Karen
>
>
>
> 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 01:25:19 UTC

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