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California Last State to Join Multistate Settlement of Western Union Fraud Schemes

Last week, California became the 50th state to join the multistate settlement with Western Union over its alleged complicity in fraud-induced wire transfers.  This followed Western Union’s $5 million agreement with 49 state and the District of Columbia for costs and fees in January, not to mention a whopping $586 million in settlement agreements with the … Continue Reading

Surprise!? DOJ Delays Web Accessibility Rulemaking (Yet Again)

Website accessibility seems to be the Wild, Wild, West of the World Wide Web, and it is not going to get tamer anytime soon. Since July 2010, the DOJ has sought to issue a proposed rulemaking setting standards for website accessibility under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  After numerous delays, we thought we had … Continue Reading

Will Your Website Soon Be Required to be ADA-Accessible?

The Department of Justice will soon address the applicability of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) to private retailers offering goods and services to the public online.  The ADA generally prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities.  This applies to private sales or rental establishments under Title … Continue Reading
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