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September 20, 2016

In the News Today – September 20, 2016

  • UC-Berkeley Might Remove Online Course Material After DoJ Alleges ADA Violations: The U.S. Justice Department has notified the University of California-Berkeley that the university’s online course material (much of it free) may run afoul of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). “In response, Berkeley is considering simply removing the online resources, since that’s much cheaper than becoming ADA compliant. But here’s the thing: no Berkeley student has complained. The online courses have proven to be perfectly accessible to the entire student body thus far.” (Reason)
  • Business Coalition is Calling for Reforms to the Outdated Telemarketer Act: Modern technology has taken us out of the landline dark ages to the convenience of mobile phones and texting. Unfortunately, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has not made the leap, and ILR has joined a coalition of trade associations and business groups in urging reform of the law in advance of a hearing this Thursday in the House Energy and Commerce Committee on “Modernizing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.” (ILR Blog
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