[Global_industry_committee] DOJ: Nondiscrimination on the basis of disability

Lorna Alamri lorna.alamri at owasp.org
Thu Oct 7 11:40:54 EDT 2010


Yiannis,
Sure, I'm not familiar with many of the US federal reguations other than
FISMA, but can read up on it this weekend and help out.
Lorna

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 9:13 AM, Alexander Fry <alexander.fry at owasp.org>wrote:

> Hi Yiannis:
>
> Yes, I will take point on the effort. I am familiar with Section 504 and
> Section 508 of Federal Rehabilitation Act, but I don't have very much
> personal experience apart from testing with applications like Worldspace. I
> can certainly solicit input from other GIC members, coordinate meetings, and
> provide some editorial effort to help bring the draft together.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Alex
>
>   On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 4:52 AM, Yiannis Pavlosoglou <yiannis at owasp.org>wrote:
>
>>  Good morning,
>>
>> The DoJ is drafting a potential set of rules on web accessibility
>> requirements for disabled people. See attached; this has GIC written
>> all over it.
>>
>> Alexander: Can you take point? Need an initial draft as a response
>> based on the attached within the next 4 weeks. Work with Lorna, pass
>> it to DC/Rex once you guys are happy with it.
>>
>> Lorna: Can you shadow? Primary, secondary contacts, potential calls on
>> the (toll-free may I add) ADA Information Line, what responses they've
>> had so far, expectations, etc.
>>
>> DC/Rex: Can you oversee this? Would like it done before November is out
>> please.
>>
>> Need to know if you guys are good with the above, before the week is out.
>>
>> Thank you!
>>
>> Yiannis
>>
>> PS. Keep the thread short and sweet, if possible.
>>
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