Online Accessibility Bill Needs Clearer Compliance Standards

By Nick Pujji, Timothy Straub and Carol Yur (April 6, 2021, 2:03 PM EDT) -- For more than half a decade now, businesses of all sizes and across all industries have been the target of widespread digital accessibility lawsuits or demand letters, claiming that disabled individuals — primarily those who are visually- or hearing-impaired — were prevented from accessing company websites and/or mobile applications by using screen reading technology, voiceover functions or other methods.

These suits and demand letters have alleged that the websites in question violate the accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and various related public accommodations and/or anti-discrimination statutes.

U.S. Department of Justice guidance and court decisions have provided, at best,...

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