Sections 508/255 to be Updated

The World Wide Web Consortium has appointed a committee to revise Section 255 and Section 508.

  • Section 255 requires that telecommunications products/services be accessible to people with disabilities.
  • Section 508 requires Federal agencies to have technology that 1) ensures that Federal employees with disabilities have access to and can use information/data and 2) ensures that members of the public with disabilities also have access to and can use information/data.

[W3C News]

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