Case Study: Nat'l Association For The Deaf V. Netflix

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 1:32 PM EDT) -- On June 19, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts held, in National Association for the Deaf, et al. v. Netflix Inc., that Netflix's online video-streaming service, known as "Watch Instantly," qualified under the Americans with Disabilities Act as a "place of public accommodation" obligated not to discriminate against the disabled.

This decision extends an existing circuit split regarding the ADA's applicability to Internet-based businesses, and should prompt all companies and organizations providing services via the Internet or selling goods online to consider carefully whether and to what extent their websites are sufficiently accessible to those with visual...

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