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Digital economy and society
Type of act
Implementing decision

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Feedback period
18 May 2018 - 15 June 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (27)

  • Daniela Di Gianantonio (Italy)
    15 June 2018 EU citizen
    Daniela Di Gianantonio (Italy)

    Art. 2 It is understandable that making the machine-readable format a mandatory requirement would have exceeded the scope of WAD. Nevertheless, Member States should be somehow encouraged to implement machine-readable accessibility statements, so that they could easily monitor the validity of the statements and use these data to complement the monitoring data. Art 3 Suggest to better explain “method”. It is confusing whether it refers to the...

  • Anonymous (Romania)
    15 June 2018 EU citizen
    Anonymous (Romania)

    In general I welcome the way the act proposes to deal with the accessibility statement. Nevertheless, the accessibility evaluation report and the formal endorsement of the statement should be made mandatory, instead of being optional elements of the accessibility statement. Furthermore, minor adjustments are also necessary at the following points: 1. Annex, section "Compliance Status" and section "Non-Accessible Content" One uses the term ...

  • Funka Nu AB (Sweden)
    15 June 2018 Company/business organisation
    Funka Nu AB (Sweden)

    The overall approach of the model accessibility statement is good. However, the link to an evaluation is only optional, which means the website owner does not have to publish it. This is surprising, given that the directive explicitly state that the statement must be ”detailed, comprehensible and clear” (article 7). That can not reasonably be done without making the evaluation results public, since an evaluation report of a website usually...

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11 October 2018
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