Thursday, May 12, 2016

Justice Department Postpones Web Accessibility Rules - DISABILITY SCOOP

by: Shaun Heasley
Originally published: May 10, 2016
Publisher: DisabilityScoop.com 

The Obama administration is further delaying plans to address how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Internet.

In a notice published this week in the Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Justice said it is seeking additional public comment on proposed regulations outlining accessibility standards for state and local government websites.

The move comes nearly six years after the agency first solicited comments on the very same topic.