Tag Archives: ADA

Web Sites and the ADA

As reported by Law.com last week Target Corp. settled a federal class action lawsuit brought by The National Federation of the Blind, who claimed that Target’s website was inaccessible to the blind in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  … Continue reading

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Real Player Warning

Stopbadware.org–organized Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center and the Oxford Internet Institute of Oxford University–warns about the privacy failings Real Player 10.5 and Real Player 11.0. The former does not alert the user that its message center feature will display pop-up … Continue reading

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Priming the Pump

In the blur of class preparation, reading papers, meetings with students, social engagements, workouts, and late-night Patriots games my desktop has become jammed with articles and ideas. Since I can’t go back in time I’ll clear the slate with these … Continue reading

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Universal Digital Library

The mission of the Universal Digital Library: Million Book Collection, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University is to create a Universal Library which will foster creativity and free access to all human knowledge. As a first step in realizing this mission, … Continue reading

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Janus-Faced

Just the headline of Adam Cohen’s op-ed piece in today’s New York Times–Larry Craig’s Great Adventure: Suddenly, He’s a Civil Libertarian–put me in mind of an old joke: “A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.” Indeed Cohen offers … Continue reading

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Mission Not Accomplished

The text of the National Intelligence Estimate on terrorism answers the question posed yesterday: what has five+ years of the “war on terror,” hundreds of thousands of lives, and hundreds of billions of dollars accomplished? Constraint. The Estimate (only the … Continue reading

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Cause for Hopelessness

I noticed the headline, Poor Kids Living in a War Zone, and clicked on the link. I thought it might be about the Taliban’s terror killings in Afghanistan. I was wrong. Bob Herbert’s column in yesterday’s New York Times discussed … Continue reading

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