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Australian Government warned on Web site discrimination

The man who sued Sydney Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG) over Web site accessibility has warned that rising complaints against government Web sites' use of PDF (Portable Document Format) documents are being made under commonwealth law.
Bruce Maguire, the disabled rights advocate who sued the SOCOG for providing a site inaccessible to blind people, said the government's trend towards online PDF documents was attracting "a growing number of DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) complaints".

Written by Steven Deare06 Oct. 04 21:00