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Web Accessibility in the News

Recent or not-so-recent coverage in the media regarding web accessibility. The AWARE Center started tracking these issues with the establishment of the Center in April 1999, so we do not have archived records prior to that date.

General Web Accessibility News

Web Accessibility Initiative News

The Section 508 Controversy

In April and May of 1999, a small brushfire of misinformation about accessibility broke out, leading some webmasters worried that the government may be seeking restrict their liberties. This started with an article on ZDnet's news site that's been roundly criticized by web accessibility activists as "sloppy reporting" and it escalated from there.

AWARE Center News

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