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U.S. Web Accessibility Law in Depth

  • Cynthia D. Waddell

Abstract

Through the American disability rights tradition, access to electronic and information technology has emerged as a civil right. As technology advanced, it was only a matter of time before a federal law would establish accessible design specifications for a broad class of electronic and information technology. Today, there are significant legal incentives for ensuring that Internet and intranet websites designed for U.S. entities meet accessible web requirements.

Keywords

Interactive Voice Response Regulatory Compliance Screen Reader Portable Document Format Credit Card Company 
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© Jim Thatcher, Michael R. Burks, Christian Heilmann, Shawn Lawton Henry, Andrew Kirkpatrick, Patrick H. Lauke, Bruce Lawson, Bob Regan, Richard Rutter, Mark Urban, Cynthia D. Waddell 2006

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  • Cynthia D. Waddell

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