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Subject: [uk-netmarketing] RE: Blind Readers
From: Lee Rickler
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 22:49:39 -0000

This also brings us to a next step in this thread.
if we assume, like browsers, there are different apps for reading
html, do we then have to build for different versions of these
readers as well?
Can we be held responsible, legally, if one blind reader can access
our site fine but another has problems?


> > Someone earlier mentioned the Disability Act ,is there any
>> other pending
>> legislation that may make access a requirement for sites?
>I am not a lawyer, but this is my interpretation </caveat>
>The current disability legislation makes the legal requirement for disabled
>acces to web sites implicit, even if it does not explicitly state that
>disabled users must have access to web sites. In theory, a company can be
>forced to provide its products and services in a way that is accessible to
>disabled users, e.g. by providing a wheelchair ramp at the entrance to the
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