Web 2.0: A step backwards for accessibility?
1st Nov 2006
In 2004 the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) undertook a survey of over 1,000 UK websites and found just 19 percent managed to reach Level 'A' of WCAG. An article at ZD Net suggests that after a similar study for the Cabinet Office by AbilityNet this figure hasn't improved much.
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