These “new” website accessibility lawsuits claim that a hotel’s website violates the ADA by failing to sufficiently identify and describe the physical “brick and mortar” accessibility features of the hotel.
This phishing tactic usually asks the visitor to enter log-in credentials or personal details in an attempt to collect information used for identity theft.
Now people are using this same section of the ADA to bring allegations that business websites are inaccessible to those with disabilities.
Just like exercising, eating healthy, and getting more sleep – good cyber habits are not difficult, but they must become a routine to be effective.
Recent Verdict Strengthens the Growing Need for Websites to Increase Accessibility to Disabled Individuals
The court’s decision confirms that websites with any public interaction will be considered a place of public accommodation and thus subject to the ADA.