Fighting for Accessible Websites Under the ADA

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The U.S. Department of Justice has yet to issue regulations on how e-commerce operators and governments can meet their website accessibility obligations under the Americans With Disabilities Act. In the meantime, many of the country’s top retailers are being hit with lawsuits for allegedly failing to make their websites accessible to the legally blind.

Bloomberg BNA’s Alexis Kramer posed questions to Daniel Goldstein, attorney for the National Federation of the Blind and a partner at Brown Goldstein Levy in Baltimore on barriers to website accessibility and how companies can ensure their websites are—and remain—accessible to sight-impaired users.

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