How accessible are the 50 most visited web sites?

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Title: How accessible are the 50 most visited web sites?
Author: Cook, Jack; Martinez, Wasener; Messima, David; Piggott, Melissa
Abstract: There are many identifiable tools that assist persons inflected with some form of circumstance. Many of these are easily recognizable such as ramps, elevators, Braille, and closed-captioning. These features have who been used and desired by everyone, especially families with strollers who can take advantage of elevators and curb cuts. The absence of these simple yet effective features results in a direct violation of governmental regulations as well as human rights. Would you deem it morally acceptable to restrict the hearing impaired from watching television because television networks and manufacturers refused to implement closed captioning? Most people would say no. How about the World Wide Web? Should disabled persons not be able to utilize the resources of the Internet simply because they are disabled?
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Date: 2003-05

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