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Nathan Mayfield, Vice President of ResNexus: Elevating industries, one business at a time, through service, innovation and education. 

As business owners, we should do all we can to make our businesses accessible to all of our clients. As more businesses move into the digital space and websites are becoming ubiquitous, there is a growing need to ensure not only your physical business but also your website is accessible in order to provide equal access to all and be in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

A Brief History Of The ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act was originally passed in 1990 as a way to ensure those with disabilities weren’t unfairly treated and had equal access to buildings and services. While the ADA does not specifically address websites, Title III of the ADA (which requires public accommodation for people with disabilities) has been interpreted to cover websites,

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday unveiled a proposal to reform a legal immunity for internet companies and follows through on President Donald Trump’s bid from earlier this year to crack down on tech giants.

FILE PHOTO: Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/

The proposal aims to curb Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which offers big tech platforms like Alphabet’s Google GOOGL.O and Facebook FB.O protections from liability over content posted by users.

WHAT IS SECTION 230?

The core purpose of Section 230 is to protect the owners of any “interactive computer service” from liability for anything posted by third parties. The idea was that such protection was necessary to encourage the emergence of new types of communications and services at the dawn of the Internet era.

Section 230 was enacted in 1996 as part of

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