in focus as blind woman sues over website accessibility

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Beyonce is being sued by a blind woman who claims the iconic singer’s website is not easily accessible to those with disabilities, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A civil action suit was filed on behalf of Mary Connor in a Brooklyn, N.Y., court on Jan. 3 against Beyonce’s management company, Parkwood Entertainment. The suit alleges that […]

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Questions about Section 508 Compliance

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Section 508 FAQs What are 508 standards? What does it mean to be 508 compliant? What is 508 compliance checklist? Is 508 compliance required? What is Section 508 certification? What does section 508 require? What is ADA and 508 compliance? Is Section 508 Part of Ada? What is Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act? What […]

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What Happens in January 2018?


Did you know? I’m sure the last thing you want to hear about is more government regulation, but there’s a new law going into effect in January 2018 that will affect your business (United States) if you operate a Website. Did you know?  Did the DOJ send you a memo?  Did your SEO agency tell you? […]

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Section 508 Web Accessibility and the GSA

What is Section 508 In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794d) to require federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology public content accessible to people with disabilities. Inaccessible technology interferes with an individual’s ability to obtain and use information quickly and easily. Section 508 was enacted to eliminate […]

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The Section 508 Refresh Is Finally Here!

Today, the US Access Board released a final rule updating the requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) according to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 255 of the Communication Act. The much-anticipated ICT refresh will reflect international standards for web accessibility and take into account the dramatic changes in technology between the […]

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