The New York Times reports that the National Federation of the Blind has sued Target. According to the group, Target declined to make its web site fully accessible to blind people with specialized screen-reading technology. The group argues that the company's inaction to make its site accessible is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities act, because essentially, the web site is an extension of its other public accommodations and should be accessible to people with disabilities. A Target spokeswoman would not comment on those assertions. On Sept. 6, in a preliminary hearing on the suit, a federal judge...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources