U.S. Access Board Releases Information and Communication Technology Standards and Guidelines

Earlier this month, in the waning moments of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (the “Access Board”) took the long-anticipated step of requiring websites of federal government agencies to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2.0 Levels A and AA. (The Access Board was established in 1973 to develop and maintain standards for accessible design in the built environment, transit vehicles and systems, telecommunications equipment and electronic and information technology.)

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http://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/u-s-access-board-releases-information-and-communication-technology-standards-and-guidelines/