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June 23, 2024

Should governments enforce laws that require companies to ensure digital accessibility for all users, including those with disabilities?




Total votes: 2

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  1. pool
    16.5

    Many software platforms already allow users to do things such as zoom in, have their computer read the information to them, etc. While these should be encouraged and common practice, laws can be too …Read MoreMany software platforms already allow users to do things such as zoom in, have their computer read the information to them, etc. While these should be encouraged and common practice, laws can be too sweeping in their mandates and might not work equally well across platforms. Read Less

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    1. FearlessHusky1
      122

      I think you are only thinking about software companies, where a specific software or platform may be difficult to adapt to different types of disabilities.
      However I think that when discussing
      …Read MoreI think you are only thinking about software companies, where a specific software or platform may be difficult to adapt to different types of disabilities.
      However I think that when discussing companies we have to consider banks, online shopping, services, etc. In this case it does not matter which type of industry we are talking about, everyone deserves the chance to access these services and companies should cater to that.
      Is it difficult? Yes. But it’s not something that has to happen overnight. So governments should give a wide time-frame so that companies can adapt accordingly.
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