Deaf Man Demands Porn Videos Add Closed Captions in Federal Lawsuit

You can’t make this stuff up. Now we have deaf plaintiffs filing lawsuits against porn websites for failing to provide closed captioning for their videos. Last week, a deaf man sued three porn websites in federal court in New York complaining that the online porn videos didn’t have closed captioning so they could understand the dialogue, as […]

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Fighting Website Accessibility Cases May Be An Uphill Battle In 2018

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So far in 2018 it’s been a bad year for most businesses that have chosen to fight website accessibility lawsuits filed under Title III of the ADA. Plaintiffs have been successful filing suits in federal court.  They won their second judgment on the merits in a website accessibility case. Also, in twenty-one other cases the […]

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5 Risk Factors Associated with Inaccessible Websites

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With web accessibility lawsuits on the increase, it only makes sense to know where your website stands in terms of the risk of being sued.  I like to emphasize risk because it is different for every situation. More about risk in a minute. For now I want to focus your attention on the condition of […]

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Another U.S. City Settles Website Accessibility Lawsuit

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When will they learn?  You can’t say, “no I’m not going to fix my website to accommodate the one or two deaf people who visit my website!”  You can’t! Okay?  You just can’t! The City of Miami found out the hard way when Mr. Eddie Sierra, a local disability advocate, entered into a federal Consent […]

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