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Target Settles Suit with The National Federation of the Blind

Target has agreed to pay $6 million in damages to plaintiffs in California who filed suit in 2006 when the website was found to be inaccessible to blind users who were relying upon screen-reading software. Furthermore, Target is required to work with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to update its website with enhanced accessiblity by 2009. The NFB has agreed to certify Target’s website through its certification program once all improvements have been made.

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http://www.cbc.ca/cp/business/080827/b082750A.html

 

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