“SQUELCHED ENTHUSIASMS”

One reads a “mainstream” computer-industry article decrying the inaccessibility of CAPTCHAs and Web 2.0. The latter may not be as inaccessible as feared. But which site has the CAPTCHA the writer complained about? Ticketmaster.

It was later revealed on the Blind Canadians mailing list that two people have filed a human-rights complaint against Ticketmaster because of its inaccessible site. This will be a Canadian first. Such an action had been mentioned many months ago; I had warned them to proceed with caution.

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