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Digital Accessibility: 2013 CSUN          Legal Update      (Web, Mobile, More!)Lainey Feingold (LF@LFLegal.com) / @LFLega...
Presentation OverviewLawsFederal regulationsCourt rulingsLegal strategiesSettlementsYou!
Behind The Laws:    Digital Access Is A Civil RightRight to be Free from discriminationRight to: Information          E...
Overview: What Laws Require         Digital Access? Americans With     Section 508 Disabilities Act                    ...
Update: U.S. Federal Regulations               DOJ Private Sector               DOJ State + Local Gov’t               S...
Update: Courts Rulings About    Digital Accessibility
Two Courts . . . Two Rulings
Disappointing Court Results               Is the Web a “Place”?               Viacom
Courts Recognize Reading Rights                 Google Digital Books                 Philadelphia Library               ...
Legal Strategies For Digital               Inclusion Structured Negotiations Lawsuits State Attorney General Investigat...
Update: Web and Mobile App  Accessibility Settlements
Recent Legal Settlements             MLB             Monster             Bank of America             Level Up         ...
Settlement Terms Accessibility       Training Standard              Web development                       Customer ser...
Law = Money = Business Case              Payments to               individuals/orga               nizations             ...
Coming in 2013 (maybe)           • CNN Captioning           • JetBlue Airways           • Weight Watchers           • On-l...
Advocacy Efforts BEFORE You       Call a Lawyer
Complaints to Website and               App Owners On-line contact pages Toll-free phone numbers Facebook Twitter Rel...
Document Document Document Keep track ofcommunicationsGive deadlinesFollow-up
Learn More HTTP://LFLEGAL.COMHTTP://GBDHLEGAL.COM     @LFLEGAL1-800-822-5000 (GDBH)
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CSUN 2013 Legal Update: Web, Mobile, Digital Accessibility (Lainey Feingold + Linda Dardarian)

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Presentation at the 2013 CSUN Disability and Technology Conference about laws, regulations, court cases and legal settlements about digital accessibility for people with disabilities. Presentation by Lainey Feingold (@LFLegal) and Linda Dardarian (gbdhlegal.com)

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CSUN 2013 Legal Update: Web, Mobile, Digital Accessibility (Lainey Feingold + Linda Dardarian)

  1. 1. Digital Accessibility: 2013 CSUN Legal Update (Web, Mobile, More!)Lainey Feingold (LF@LFLegal.com) / @LFLegal) Linda M. Dardarian (Ldar@gbdhlegal.com) CSUN 2013 San Diego, California USA
  2. 2. Presentation OverviewLawsFederal regulationsCourt rulingsLegal strategiesSettlementsYou!
  3. 3. Behind The Laws: Digital Access Is A Civil RightRight to be Free from discriminationRight to: Information  Education Services  Travel Participation  Community
  4. 4. Overview: What Laws Require Digital Access? Americans With  Section 508 Disabilities Act  21st Century CVAA State Laws  Discrimination  Little 508  Air Carriers Access Act Section 503  International Section 504
  5. 5. Update: U.S. Federal Regulations DOJ Private Sector DOJ State + Local Gov’t Section 508 DOT (Airline)
  6. 6. Update: Courts Rulings About Digital Accessibility
  7. 7. Two Courts . . . Two Rulings
  8. 8. Disappointing Court Results  Is the Web a “Place”?  Viacom
  9. 9. Courts Recognize Reading Rights  Google Digital Books  Philadelphia Library Nooks  Florida State
  10. 10. Legal Strategies For Digital Inclusion Structured Negotiations Lawsuits State Attorney General Investigations Federal Administrative Complaints
  11. 11. Update: Web and Mobile App Accessibility Settlements
  12. 12. Recent Legal Settlements  MLB  Monster  Bank of America  Level Up  Quicken Loans Arena  Disney
  13. 13. Settlement Terms Accessibility  Training Standard  Web development  Customer service 3rd party content  Monitoring Term of Agreement  Enforcement Publicity  All channels (web / Accessibility Information Page app / FB)
  14. 14. Law = Money = Business Case  Payments to individuals/orga nizations  Class action damages  Civil penalties  Attorney’s fees and expert costs
  15. 15. Coming in 2013 (maybe) • CNN Captioning • JetBlue Airways • Weight Watchers • On-line Grocery Delivery • Maricopa CC • Health Insurance
  16. 16. Advocacy Efforts BEFORE You Call a Lawyer
  17. 17. Complaints to Website and App Owners On-line contact pages Toll-free phone numbers Facebook Twitter Related Brick and Mortar staff
  18. 18. Document Document Document Keep track ofcommunicationsGive deadlinesFollow-up
  19. 19. Learn More HTTP://LFLEGAL.COMHTTP://GBDHLEGAL.COM @LFLEGAL1-800-822-5000 (GDBH)

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