[BCAB] SUPREME COURT CASE

Edward Green ergreen1981 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 18:18:58 BST 2019


Hi all,

I'm glad to see that the court gave Dominos a 'pizza' their mind though I can well believe that Dominos were a bit 'cheesed off'. Hopefully the existing 'sauce' code will prove to be a good 'base' from which to develop an accessible solution.

Cheers,
Ed

> On 9 Oct 2019, at 17:16, goshawk on horseback <goshawk_on_horseback at fastmail.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> trouble is, that not everyone is a top tech user, fully familiar with every 
> single navigation key or gesture, and every mode of navigation or reading.
> to put it in the context of your message, the person able to use what ever 
> site/app/service in question, may be one of those, able to use that skill to 
> access it.
> where as the other person who is not able to access it, may well be ok with 
> using tech, but doesn't quite have that super high skill level.
> things need to be accessible in general, not just to those elite techies.
> 
> Simon
> 
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> 
> Problem is, that accessibility and usability are two different things.  What
> if that guy couldn't access it, but someone else could?  Is it accessible?
> To him, no, but it doesn't mean it's not accessible, period.
> 
> It has to be proven conclusively that it really isn't accessible.
> 
> All the best
> 
> Steve
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eleanor Martha Burke <eleanormarthaburke at gmail.com>
> Sent: 09 October 2019 13:54
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> Subject: Re: [BCAB] SUPREME COURT CASE
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> do you not think Barry that disabled people have the right to have equal
> access? if we can't get it then we have to use the law.
> 
> http://www.justgiving.com/Eleanor-Burke-Aniridia
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>> On 9 Oct 2019, at 12:34, Barry Hill <barry.hill3 at sky.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I'm glad that it was not heard by the Supreme Court, but I can
>> understand Dominoes stance.  There are lorry loads of ambulance-chaser
>> style lawyers popping up across America just to encourage disabled
>> people to sue companies who might be breaking the law out of ignorance
>> of what is specifically needed to make an app or website accessible.
>> They are calling for a standard that organisations can use.  Oh, and
>> it's not over yet.  Dominoes are still going to fight it in lower courts.
> Still, I doubt they will win.
>> 
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>> 
>> HI,
>> 
>> Thought some might find this of interest and encouraging!
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>> Big Win for Digital Accessibility!
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>> On October 7, 2019 the United States Supreme Court rejected Domino's
>> request that the court take up the issue of website and mobile
>> accessibility.  This is great news for all who care about digital
>> inclusion and the rights of disabled people to fully participate in the
> digital world.
>> 
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>> With gratitude to everyone working to make the digital world
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