KUSA – There is a new frontier of civil rights litigation: cyber accessibility for consumer websites.
Companies are being sued for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act based on claims that their websites are not accessible to customers with disabilities.
Courts across the country have been split on whether the ADA applies to websites as places of “public accommodation.”
Two recent cases against Target and Netflix were huge game changers. The Department of Justice had been seeking comments on proposed rules to apply to businesses.
Denver labor law attorney Kim Ryan spoke to 9NEWS Thursday morning regarding the recent cases.