20-04-04

don't be blind or pay the price

Deaf, blind and dyslexic users are all being let down badly by the majority of website designers and online publishers, who fail to take into account their special needs, according to the reportThe Disabled Rights Commission singled out websites such as online travel agents and banks as being particularly remiss because they have the potential to save disabled customers trips to the high street but are failing to do so. And Struan Robertson, an associate solicitor at law firm Masons, says many more companies are going to have to follow suit or risk legal action for discrimination under accessibility laws introduced in 1999 and clarified in 2002 that spell out the obligations that websites have to meet http://www.silicon.com/management/government/0,39024677,39119960,00.htm


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