The Dismantling of Civil Rights Protections Continues

 

“The most significant shifts in civil rights enforcement in generations” While the country is distracted with unrest associated with the ending of the Trump administration, the public was excluded from the Justice Department’s request to change Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits recipients of federally funded housing programs, employers, schools, hospitals, and other organizations and programs  from discrimination based on race, color, or national origin. The New York Times reports that, “The Trump administration has embarked on…
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Website Accessibility Design Does Not Disregard This Human

Website Accessibility Design Does Not Disregard This Human

 

Web accessibility may sometimes be the road less traveled. The only way we can truly invent technology to provide equal access to the web is to experience being shut off from it. This Person Is Not Welcome This is the pain point from websites developed for a small percentage of humans disguised at perfectly abled. There is no such thing as a limitless human. It makes more sense to meet everyone else on the planet. How do you design to…
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Make Accessibility Your New Year’s Goal for 2021

 

CYA: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls with Your Website Please join Kim Krause Berg and Ruth B. Carter, Esq. on January 12, 2021 at the SEJ eSummit 2021, where we are presenting a joint session on ethical website practices. My presentation, How to Avoid Website Accessibility ADA Lawsuits, will cover the alarming rise in website ADA accessibility lawsuits, common reasons why online businesses are targeted and three actionable steps to take to help prevent them. Register for the SEJ eSummit 2021 today.…
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Shoot First Drive-By Website ADA Accessibility Lawsuits Are Mean Spirited

Shoot First Drive-By Website ADA Accessibility Lawsuits Are Mean Spirited

 

It would seem as though the latest craze in the USA is beating up people and businesses when they are already down. Small businesses are truly struggling to survive.  Suing them for failing to provide an accessible website, without forewarning, is ruthless and unacceptable. Drive-By ADA Lawsuits Give Accessibility a Bad Reputation Accusing a small business website owner of failing to serve your needs by slapping them with a lawsuit as your introduction is insensitive and cold-hearted. When law firms…
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