5 Hidden Risks of Your Inaccessible Website

What you already know: Governments around the world mandate an accessible web experience for regulated industries, and you can be fined heavily for noncompliance. One airline was recently fined a whopping $2 million for failing to provide proper accessibility. But there are hidden risks that can affect your company if you fail to comply with website accessibility standards. These risks can add up to greater… Continue Reading 5 Hidden Risks of Your Inaccessible Website

Web Accessibility Lawsuits and Settlements Are on the Rise

Many companies are quickly learning how powerful persons with disabilities can be. Regulations around the globe are being implemented to ensure that all people have equal access to digital services such as websites and mobile apps. But not all companies are complying. Often an organization doesn't even realize they're not web accessible -- other times they haven't become accessible because they don't know how to… Continue Reading Web Accessibility Lawsuits and Settlements Are on the Rise

Section 508 Experts to Discuss Federal Contracts at National Press Club Event

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Deque Systems is presenting a panel of government and industry experts to discuss the challenges of building a successful Section 508 program as well as some innovative approaches to executing that program. On June 4th, 2014 at 8:30am at the National Press Club, panelists will discuss the tools and expertise required to assure your federal clients that you can deliver digital content and applications accessibly,… Continue Reading Section 508 Experts to Discuss Federal Contracts at National Press Club Event

Airlines and Web Accessibility Litigation

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In the past decade, there have been many lawsuits regarding web accessibility, and the travel industry is no exception. As air carriers have moved more services online, from booking flights to checking on flight status, equal access for users of all physical abilities become more important. The popularity of airport kiosks to perform important services for travelers also becomes an issue if this equipment is… Continue Reading Airlines and Web Accessibility Litigation

Deque Partners With John D. Kemp in Accessibility Litigation Webinar

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Free Webinar Helps Companies Avoid Costly Accessibility Lawsuits Washington, DC (November 26, 2013) - Deque Systems has partnered with John D. Kemp of the Viscardi Center to offer a free webinar about how companies can protect themselves from digital accessibility litigation. This special webinar will cover legislation passed related to digital accessibility, including new Section 503 regulations, and will help organizations learn how to take… Continue Reading Deque Partners With John D. Kemp in Accessibility Litigation Webinar

CIO Magazine: Web Accessibility Now – Before the Law Requires It

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CIO magazine recently published a great article, "How to Prepare for Web Accessibility Before the Government Forces Your Hand". The piece explains the current landscape regarding web accessibility law and how Section 508 paved the way for web accessibility regulations. While Section 508 applies to government websites, a flurry of lawsuits related to equal access under the ADA (Americans With Disability Act) have recently put… Continue Reading CIO Magazine: Web Accessibility Now – Before the Law Requires It

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