viernes, 16 de octubre de 2020

Nueva ley sobre accesibilidad web en EEUU

Según Introduced Online Accessibility Act Would Amend ADA, Clarify Web Accessibility Compliance Standards, en EEUU se ha propuesto Online Accessibility Act, una nueva ley sobre accesibilidad web que se añadirá a la famosa Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) de 1990.

El borrador de la ley añadirá un nuevo título de sección:

TITLE VI—CONSUMER FACING

WEBSITES AND MOBILE APPLICATIONS OWNED OR OPERATED BY A PRIVATE ENTITY

Que entre otras cosas, dice:

(1) IN GENERAL.—A consumer facing website or mobile application shall be considered compliant under the requirements of this section if such website or mobile application is in substantial compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (referred to in this title as WCAG) 2.0 Level A and Level AA standard established by the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group, or any subsequent update, revision, or replacement to the WCAG 2.0 Level A and Level AA standard published by the World Wide Web Consortium or successor organization.

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