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How to meet the EU's ADR and ODR compliance requirements

Over on my business site I’ve written a compliance briefing on the EU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution and Online Dispute Resolution e-commerce regulations.

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How the world thinks the web industry works

Burns – the poet, not me – said “O wad some Power the giftie gie us / To see oursels as ithers see us!” In other words, sometimes it’s good to pull your head out of your own backside and look at yourself from the perspective of how the world actually sees you. 800 more words

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UK web site slapped for using US advertising standards

In my work in digital law, the most common response to issues is “but that doesn’t affect me.” Many web professionals, quite understandably, don’t see why their work must comply with the laws of the countries where it will be accessed, not the country where it is made. 348 more words

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Take a stand: you have 24 hours to have your say on four annual tax returns for the self-employed

The House of Commons is obliged to hold a debate in response to the public petition on forcing the self-employed and microbusinesses to file four tax returns annually. 178 more words

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Further absurdity in #a11y lawmaking

Something very disturbing jumped out at me in this article on the current status (as at December 2015) of the Section 508 refresh:

Currently, the is reviewing the public comments received in response to the 2010 on questions including what standards should be adopted for website accessibility and whether coverage limitations should be used for certain entities such as small businesses.

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Have your say on the UK's digital strategy #ukdigistrategy

Digital consultations are digital! The UK government has set up on open and surprisingly down-to-earth consultation on what steps they need to take to help grow the digital economy. 184 more words

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