While accessibility lawsuits have been filed since the ADA was first enacted, most lawsuits dealt with discrimination and physical barriers. This has changed in recent years.
US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Lindsey Graham introduced the Digital Consumer Protection Commission Act in July 2023. This Act aims to regulate the Big Tech industry, including the areas of privacy and digital accessibility.
The EU coordinates efforts to ensure rail transport in their countries is efficient and safe. They also strive to set standards and minimum levels of service, such as those outlined in the Rail Passenger Rights Regulation.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, also known as the AODA, is a law that seeks to ensure people with disabilities have the same access and opportunities as everyone else in Ontario, Canada.
EN 301 549 is the EU regulation for creating accessible websites, mobile apps, and ICT products. It was designed to make sure that people with disabilities have equal access to all digital content and products.
In 2016, Guillermo Robles discovered he couldn’t order a pizza from Domino’s website or mobile app using his screen reader. His lawsuit against Domino’s has had a major impact, turning it into one of the most important digital accessibility lawsuits.
This blog offers a breakdown of the types of reviews performed and the scoring system used in Ireland’s first monitoring report, published in December 2021 by the NDA.