Posts on web accessibility regulations such as Section 508 and the EU Accessibility Directive, as well as the controversies behind them.
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The EU has published their preferences for monitoring compliance with the Directive on the accessibility of web sites and apps in the public sector.
The draft European Accessibility Act would harmonise technical standards and accessibility requirements for hardware and physical systems across Europe.
Web sites and apps of public sector bodies within Europe must come into compliance with these accessibility requirements.
Public sector web sites across Europe will be transformed in the years to come thanks to an improved, revamped, and rather superb EU web accessibility directive.
It shouldn’t even be possible to be shocked any more by the self-serving nonsense which characterises the progress, or lack thereof, of US accessibility laws. But here’s some more.
Something very disturbing jumped out at me in an article on the current status of the Section 508 refresh.
I’ve written for the Powermapper blog on Section 508, the US Federal government’s web site accessibility law.