Hi all, Picked this up from another list. PRESS RELEASE ~ For immediate release - full distribution ~ YouSearched.Com is proud to unveil the world's first search engine designed to be FULLY ACCESSIBLE for people with disabilities. Search is the second most used application on the Internet after Email but people with disabilities have not been able to fully utilize the capabilities of search engines. YouSearched.Com changes that. "The team at YouSearched.Com believe individuals using the Internet who are disabled, who are blind, who have difficulties distinguishing colours, have low vision, suffer tremors, or varying degrees of paralysis, and others living with disabilities, are as important as any other user", says YouSearched.Com founder Khalid Karrar. " Without meaning to, all other search engines present roadblocks for people with disabilities." Designing an ACCESSIBLE SEARCH ENGINE means ensuring that anyone using screen readers or refreshable Braille devices, people who cannot view images or those not using pointing devices, for example, will be able to fully operate YouSearched.Com with ease. YouSearched.Com is also helpful for web users who have various technical obstacles to overcome. An example is that many people, especially in the developing world use text-only web browsers to conserve bandwidth. It is also common for scripting to be disabled in security conscious corporate environments. In both circumstances, accessibility becomes a priority and allows the users to fully experience the website. YouSearched.Com conforms to the highest standards set by the following accessibility guidelines: a.. Awarded the prestigious See it Right Accessible Website logo provided by the Royal National Institute of the Blind (UK); the highest standard of accessibility certification. b.. Priorities 1, 2 and 3 of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. We have achieved the AAA standard.( www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-WCAG20-20040311/) c.. The United States Federal Government Section 508 Guidelines. ( www.section508.gov/) d.. The Bobby Guidelines, to the AAA standard. ( http://bobby.watchfire.com/bobby/html/en/index.jsp) ** Are you going on holiday and want to halt messages? ** Send a message to access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ** and in the Subject line type the word vacation ** followed by a space, then the number of days you ** wish to stop receiving messages for, followed by another ** space and the letter d for days. ** To leave the Access-UK list, send a message with the Subject:- ** unsubscribe ** to access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx ** Please do not put text or signatures in the message body ** For other things like setting nomail when on holiday, ** or digest mode, send a message, to ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- ** faq ** Please do not put text or signatures in the message body.