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Who tests the ADA testers? – “Testers only visit websites or physical locations to determine whether or not they are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act or a soft target for a demand letter or lawsuit. They then pass their test results along to their associated law firm, which generates the official paperwork identifying the tester as the potential plaintiff.”

How Will DOJ Enforce Title III of the ADA in a Biden Administration?

Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop Among Latest ADA and NYCHRL Accessibility Suits

Proposed Online Accessibility Act in US Congress is Bad for Digital Inclusion

UNRUH: IT’S NOT THE ADA THAT’S THE BIG CONCERN IN WEB ACCESSIBILITY – “If you’ve ever heard any of my legal presentations on web accessibility and the ADA, I’ve always mentioned that the ADA wasn’t the big threat. Instead, it was California’s Unruh Act. First, unlike the ADA, Unruh was not limited to “places of public accommodation” and instead covered all business establishments and business activities. Therefore, you don’t get into the Byzantine exercise of finding a nexus between a website and a physical place of public accommodation that certain Circuits require.”

A Second California State Court Judge Says the ADA Covers Online-Only Businesses

PDF Download – Esssential Accessibility ADA Demand Letter Guidebook

5 STEPS TO CREATING AN ACCESSIBILITY CLAUSE FOR VENDOR CONTRACTS – “With the majority of companies hiring digital agencies to build their websites and apps, a robust ADA accessibility clause in contracts moves the responsibility of compliance from the company that own the site or app to the company building it.”

Website Accessibility Under the California Consumer Privacy Act

“Fear of lawsuits drives purchase of widgets but using an overlay won’t protect you from lawsuits.” — HONOR THE ADA: AVOID WEB ACCESSIBILITY QUICK-FIX OVERLAYS

PDF Report – Diamond SOAR Report 2019 (State of Accessibility)

PDF Study – 2020 Mid-Year Accessibility Lawsuit Report

Million Dollar Settlements of Closed Captioning Website Accessibility Lawsuits Highlight Need for Dual Approach

INSIGHT: Applying the CCPA’s New Accessibility Requirements to Privacy Policies

”The California Consumer Privacy Act’s regulations are expected to add protections for people with disabilities. The disclosures required by the CCPA will have to be “accessible” to consumers with disabilities so that those consumers will be able to benefit from the privacy disclosures. ”

California State Courts Continue to Issue Pro-Plaintiff Decisions in Website Accessibility Cases

California UNRUH Act “The Unruh Civil Rights Act (California Civil Code Section 51) provides protection from discrimination by all business establishments in California, including housing and public accommodations, because of age, ancestry, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex and sexual orientation.”

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VideoAccessibility Laws in California and How they Apply to Websites and Apps; Includes The California Unruh Act, Defense Options Practical Suggestions to Mitigate Risk