Advocates for disabled Americans have declared that companies have a legal obligation to make their websites as accessible as their stores, and they’ve filed suits across the country to force them to install the digital version of wheelchair ramps and self-opening doors.
That could mean websites will be required to include spoken descriptions of photos and text boxes for the blind, as well as captions and transcriptions of multimedia features for the deaf, said Jared Smith, associate director of WebAIM, a nonprofit group that trains and evaluates companies on Web accessibility.
Mr. Smith also advises companies to ensure that people with motor disabilities can navigate websites without the use of a mouse, and to use plain language and a strong design to aid people with cognitive or intellectual disabilities.
Good luck with the porn sites!
Can you imagine having someone describe the endless IRS code and Q&A on IRS web site?
That would be cruel and unusual punishment under the constitution.
Porn site…IRS site…either way, you’re getting screwed.
Both ideas are the creation of liberals. At least with the former, there is a choice. I can attest to the not having a choice with the IRS…what word do we use when someone is violated against their will?