9th Circuit: Dominos Pizza Websites Must Comply With ADA

After Guillermo Robles, a blind patron was unable to order a customized pizza online from a nearby Dominos Pizza using screen reading software, he filed suit in a Los Angeles federal court seeking damages and injunctive relief for Domino’s failure to “design, construct, maintain, and operate its [website and app] to be fully accessible to and…

March 7th Webinar on Everything You Need to Know About ADA Website Accessibility Compliance and Litigation

Are your websites ADA Compliant?  Not sure? We have posted in the past on the application of the American with Disabilities Act to websites.  On Wednesday, the Technology, Internet and Privacy Interest Group of the California Lawyer’s Association IP Section will have a webinar on Everything You Need to Know About ADA Website Accessibility Compliance and Litigation.…

Cyber Report: A Dozen Things You Need to Know (Patriot’s Day Edition)

April 20, 2015 A Dozen Things in Tech You Need to Know  Happy Patriot’s Day! Patriot’s Day commemorates that Battle of Lexington and Concord and the “shot heard ’round the world” that began the American Revolution.  It is a holiday in Maine and Massachachusetts and celebrated by, among other things, the running of the Boston…

Another Court Finds ADA Applies to Websites

Another Court Finds ADA Applies to Websites The National Federation of the Blind brought suit against Scribd, the so-called Netflix for books and other documents, for failing to make its content available in any non-visual way claiming it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Scribd argued that the ADA only applied to physical spaces,…

Washington Watch: Web Accessibility, Net Neutrality, Privacy and COICA

Congress, DOJ Extending ADA to Web and Digital Applications The 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act was marked by two initiatives to make cyberspace easier for the disabled to access.  The first is that the Justice Department announced plans to begin rulemaking proceedings on establishing web accessibility standards under the ADA which would extend…