[DNS] Let's Talk Net

[DNS] Let's Talk Net

From: Adrian Chadd <adrian§creative.net.au>
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2006 14:59:57 +0800
On Sun, Nov 12, 2006, Kirk Fletcher wrote:

> I mentioned in my first email, that most websites would probably
> want to increase their audience as much as possible, provided that
> the benefit outweighted the cost.  It might seem noble to suggest
> that it should be implemented "regardless of cost" - but it isn't
> very practical.

Thats why these sorts of things are legislated - disabilities
aren't about "cost".

> > And yes Kirk, I am saying it?s unacceptable, and hopefully
> > illegal, to discriminate against someone because of a whole
> > range of issues, including disabilities.
> I think where we differ, David, is in our concept of discrimination.

And, again, that particular issue - the differing of the concept
of 'discrimiation' - is why these things end up being legislated.
You can't leave it to people to self-regulate on this matter because
(a) its not a question of economics, its a question of social
responsbility, and (b) people have differing opinions on both.

Received on Sun Nov 12 2006 - 06:59:57 UTC

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