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    Target.com accessibility lawsuit approaches key hearing date

    A federal court judge will hold a key hearing next Tuesday on whether the National Federation of the Blind has provided enough evidence to prove that Target.com violates the Americans With Disabilities Act.

    Posted 07/25/2007Bill BriggsPost a comment

    A federal court judge will hold a key hearing next Tuesday on whether the National Federation of the Blind has provided enough evidence to prove that Target.com violates the Americans With Disabilities Act.
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    IBM's new talking web browser

    IBM is introducing a talking web browser that works with e-business web sites, allowing many visually impaired and blind users to buy, sell and trade on the web for the first time--Home Page Reader 3.0 for Windows. It provides Javascript support for complete access to the web, supports nine languages and offers many new options and features that simplify set-up and operation of the browser, allowing users to get online and navigate the Internet...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    IBM is introducing a talking web browser that works with e-business web sites, allowing many visually impaired and blind users to buy, sell and trade on the web for the first time--Home Page Reader 3.0 for Windows. It provides Javascript support for complete access to the web, supports nine…
  • RadioShack is deploying web tools to assist vision-impaired shoppers

    RadioShack has announced it will follow guidelines designed to help blind computer users who rely on screen reader or magnification technology on their computers and who use a keyboard instead of a mouse.

    Posted 06/13/2007Bill BriggsPost a comment

    RadioShack has announced it will follow guidelines designed to help blind computer users who rely on screen reader or magnification technology on their computers and who use a keyboard instead of a mouse.
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    Blind advocacy group, consumer sue Target.com alleging site inaccessibility

    The National Federation of the Blind and a blind consumer have filed a class-action lawsuit against Target Corp., charging that Target.com has thousands of access barriers that make it impossible for blind shoppers to use.

    Posted 02/20/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The National Federation of the Blind and a blind consumer have filed a class-action lawsuit against Target Corp., charging that Target.com has thousands of access barriers that make it impossible for blind shoppers to use.
  • Seeing the light

    In the aftermath of the Target court settlement, retailers are paying more attention to the issue of serving disabled consumers.

    Posted 01/30/2009Internet RetailerPost a comment

    In the aftermath of the Target court settlement, retailers are paying more attention to the issue of serving disabled consumers.
  • Target lawsuit pries open the business case for helping disabled people shop online

    Some web site challenges are not as daunting as they appear—while the payoff for meeting them can be far greater than expected. That’s what some experts in making retail web sites accessible to people with disabilities contend in the aftermath of legal action initiated against Target Corp. by the National Federation of the Blind and a consumer group.

    Posted 12/29/2006Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Some web site challenges are not as daunting as they appear—while the payoff for meeting them can be far greater than expected. That’s what some experts in making retail web sites accessible to people with disabilities contend in the aftermath of legal action initiated against Target Corp. by…
  • Opening e-retailers` eyes

    Why merchants should—and how they can—make their web sites accessible to the blind.

    Posted 05/30/2008Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Why merchants should—and how they can—make their web sites accessible to the blind.

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