Continuing the theme of my previous post, Target has just agreed to pay $6 million in damages to a group of plaintiffs (National Federation of the Blind,) because those disabled users could not shop on the Target.com site.
What’s really interesting:
This case wasn’t a Section 508 compliance issue, as it only applies only to government-funded agencies and their websites. This class action lawsuit put to test the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, particularly Title III.
The comments about this lawsuit on metafilter are rather interesting, funny, and occasionaly ridiculous.
New York Times:
Target Settles Web Suit
San Fransisco Chronicle:
Target will make Web site accessible to blind