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From: Eoin Campbell
Date: Wed, Oct 15 2003 9:09AM
Subject: Re: Web Accessibility in Europe and Beyond
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See www.wob11.de for more detailed info on the German BITV law,
although it is in German.
I think the law applies to German federal government websites only.

At 17:14:05 14/10/2003 +0100, Frank Gaine wrote:
>I'm doing some research on the current requirements for web
>accessibility in the following countries respectively - Germany, Japan,
>Spain, France and Netherlands.
>Can you assist? Do any of these jurisdictions set out standards of
>accessibility for websites, how enforcable are they and to whom do they
>apply? Has any legislation been passed or is any in the pipeline?

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