[Loadstone] online petition, was: Signing failure

Shawn Kirkpatrick shawn at odyssey.cm.nu
Wed Mar 12 09:45:08 GMT 2008


Then we're in luck, I think Symbian is based in London or some place like 
that. This would need to be confirmed thoe.

On Wed, 12 Mar 2008, Sandberg, Robert wrote:

> Hi there!
> That's all very well, but I suppose you're talking about the DDA in the
> UK? I doubt whether Nokia or Symbian are subject to the UK's
> jurisdiction. I assume they can only be legally challenged in the
> country they're registered in. The only leverage the UK could apply is
> to ban the offending website, but that wouldn't improve the situation.
>
> Cheers,
> Robbie Sandberg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of bjcolt
> Sent: 12 March 2008 09:16
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] online petition, was: Signing failure
>
> Hi Sean,
>
> I spoke to a friend at University yesterday and he is checking the
> disibility discrimination act for me. He is a lawyer and certainly knows
> his
> stuff. Hopefully he will get back to me fairly quickly. I do suspect
> that
> they are breaking the act.
>
> An article that appeared on the GW micro list last year referred to a
> student in an american university who attempted to access an american
> web
> site. this he found impossible. He did take legal action and won his
> case.
> Parker at vip conduit sent the story. I will check to see if it is maybe
> in
> the archives. Just another lever that maybe used to persuade those in
> charge
> of web sites.
>
> Regards, John
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 12:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] online petition, was: Signing failure
>
>
>> Thank you for this link, this is a very good idea. I think everyone on
>
>> this
>> list that has a third edition phone should sign this petition. Even if
> you
>> don't currently have a third edition phone you should still sign since
>> your next upgrade will most likely be to third edition. If something
>> isn't done about this captcha problem nobody on the loadstone
> development
>> team can sign the program without sighted assistence. At the time of
>> writing
>> this 23 people have left comments, Nokia/Symbian could ignore that
> little
>> number so we'll need a lot more. Symbian isn't exactly known for
> caring
>> about what the public or developers think so it's going to take a
> pretty
>> big
>> push to get them to do something.
>>
>> On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, Per wrote:
>>
>>> Some of you may already know but for all the others: There is an
> online
>>> petition, addressed to Nokia/Symbian. It's very easy to join. The
>>> petition
>>> is about the inaccessible signing process at the new Symbian beta
> service
>>> which is called Open Signed Online. Please visit
>>>
> http://mobilespace.wordpress.com/2008/03/05/open-signed-online-not-acces
> sible-to-the-visually-impaired/
>>>
>>> Btw, the whole Mobile Space Blog is a very good resource for blind
> and
>>> visually impaired Nokia customers.
>>> Best regards, Per
>>>
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