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  • 08.09.2022

    RIP Rodolfo Cattani

    This morning our office received the news about the sudden passing of our President Prof. Rodolfo Cattani. We feel deep grief and sadness about this loss.

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  • European Blind Union
    This week, we are participating in the conference in Athens. Rodrigo Santos, from our Portuguese member , has attended the event on behalf of . https://t.co/eIEhNr73Wg
    1 day 11 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    compliance reporting: the attitude of services whose website or apps gets negative review? Generally very positive, grateful for a free audit they can pass on to their hierarchy and service providers. Pressure reflects on public procurement too. https://t.co/fz4w5cThIl
    1 day 12 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    In general, it is reassuring to observe that national monitoring bodies appear to be acting as accessibility "activists", wanting to do better, whereas Member States tended to push back in the early days towards implementation of the . https://t.co/fz4w5cThIl
    1 day 13 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    Interesting and ambitious approach by Danish monitoring authority: besides intermediary (more refined) targets they are considering making these moving targets as overall results get better. https://t.co/JfpJtwzsqa
    1 day 13 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    Susanna Laurin of on compliance: "full compliance" very hard to achieve, unsurprisingly almost all websites and apps checked are "partially compliant". How to motivate progress toward full compliance with only three compliance results (not/partially/full compliant)? https://t.co/fz4w5cTPxT
    1 day 13 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    : spill-over effect to private sector? Certainly to those companies selling their services to public sector, but beyond that, too early to say, apparently (except where national legislation would extend the scope of the directive, we add). https://t.co/fz4w5cTPxT
    1 day 14 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    monitoring: national authorities seem to agree on needing a common testing procedure for the manual testing, as well as common automatic testing tools. This would also allow comparability at EU level. https://t.co/fz4w5cThIl
    1 day 14 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    Croatia: after comparison, manual testing preferred, by persons with disabilities, for "true-user experience'. But it is time-consuming even if working on a relatively small sample. https://t.co/fz4w5cThIl
    1 day 14 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    - monitoring in Hungary: like in Portugal, a mix of automatic and manual testing. Supporting the public sector as much as policing it. https://t.co/fz4w5cTPxT
    1 day 14 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    implementation monitoring: interestingly, Portugal authority rewards, through a form of 'certification' the involvement of people with disabilities in their testing. https://t.co/fz4w5cThIl
    1 day 14 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    : European Commission is carrying out what is possibly the largest monitoring exercise of a directive ever. Country reports differ a lot, so it is hard to compare implementations. https://t.co/fz4w5cThIl
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    from : people with disabilities' organisations have to beef up their expertise, if they want to deliver on "Nothing about us without us". Susanna Laurin : but end-users should be paid for their expertise (we agree). https://t.co/fz4w5cTPxT
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    Individual complaints on the rise through feedback mechanism, good news. (2/3)
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    Norway authority working on mandatory solution for accessibility statement, prioritising user-friendliness for users with disabilities. (3/3)
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    Malin Rygg, Head of relevant Authority in Norway, tells of experience in her country of implementing . Controls focused on sites with wider impact, public or private. 60% overall compliance, not good enough. (1/3) https://t.co/fz4w5cTPxT
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    Areas of progress: limited comparability between countries; feedback mechanism inconsistently in place; lack of available expertise. But there is genuine cooperation between countries and now a culture of must-have accessibility (2/2)
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    June Lowery of DG CNNECT : in some EU countries caused first ever web accessibility legislation. All have transposed legislation. No issues of cost raised (1/2) https://t.co/fz4w5cThIl
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    We are attending the and online event to celebrate the Web Accessibility Directive () Second Anniversary. We will follow up the main issues discussed there. https://t.co/Zi8zHsuXgM
    1 day 15 hours ago
  • European Blind Union
    An excellent initiative for raising awareness among younger generations of the importance of personal for people. 👏 Congratulations AND . https://t.co/MtJ65S5Er3
    2 days 8 hours ago

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