Yeah, and google made it worse. Now you have to be able to receive a text
message as well on your cell phone. I wish there was a service that I could
get a number and have such messages come in and receive them by email or
other client and be able to reply. Not many phones are accessible besides
the most high-end models.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve Holmes" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 3:06 PM
Subject: Re: Yahoo VV--RE: where to get pod safe music
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Well, you should include Google in your complaints as well as they are also real big on this visual verification garbage! AFAIK, neither company has really addressed this issue at all. From what I've heard Google has done nothing about it and Yahoo's "alternative method" of requesting a call back is a big damn joke. I for one, has never received a return call from them on anything I've asked over there at Yahoo so their commitment to accessibility is about as bad as Google's.
Oh, and the last time I heard, the FEMA website has visual verification on it; that surely violates Section 508, being a government agency:). I don't think Google and/or Yahoo are affected by Section 508 at all, unfortunately.
On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 01:15:08PM -0600, JULIE MELTON wrote:i think you're right. In 1990 when the ADA was passed, the internet was
basically BBSes, if that, and it wasn't part of most people's lives the way
it is now.
I think per haps the blindness organizations will have to get involved before a big company like Yahoo will listen. After all, they are concentrating on marketing to the largest possible numbers. If we go to them in our numbers rather than as individuals, that would be the answer, IMHO.
JulieMelton visit me at www.heart-and-music.com Keep smiling!
>From: Stephen Guerra <stephen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> >Reply-To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: RE: Yahoo VV--RE: where to get pod safe music >Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 14:31:45 -0400 > >Well, maybe I will send an email to Adam Cury and get him on it, > > >-----Original Message----- >From: blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >[mailto:blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Brent Harding >Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 2:26 PM >To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: Re: Yahoo VV--RE: where to get pod safe music > > >I always wondered if the ADA applies to the net at all. My impression of >the >ADA thing is it really only applies to government agencies, building >codes, >etc. I never found anything about computers or technology mentioned in >it. > >----- Original Message ----- >From: <rusty.perez@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 11:43 AM >Subject: Yahoo VV--RE: where to get pod safe music > > >>I wonder whether a grievence with the Department of Justice, claiming >>that Yahoo is violating the ADA act would work. >> >> Rusty >> >> >> >> ____________________ >> Skype: rustyperez >> Yahoo and AIM: reliroo >> Check out my blog at >> http://rusty-perez.blogspot.com >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> [mailto:blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gary Wood >> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 9:11 AM >> To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Subject: Re: where to get pod safe music >> >> I've never gotten replies from Yahoo about this issue! >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Steve Holmes" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> >> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 10:01 AM >> Subject: Re: where to get pod safe music >> >> >>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- >>> Hash: RIPEMD160 >>> >>> I had a lot of trouble getting around in garageband.com but I signed >>> up with podsafemusicnetwork.com last week and their site is pretty >>> cool. I successfully played songs and add some to my podcaster's >>> playlist and even download one of them so far. >>> >>> Don't let the evil visual verification thing scare you away as it >>> comes in a link inserted in an e-mail. I just replied to the e-mail >>> containing that link and requested that the link be activated. C. C. > >>> Chapman replied himself within a couple days and it's all good now. >>> I got that e-mail verification thingy last Sunday, replied that night > >>> and had an answer by Tuesday night so I didn't think the wait was too > >>> bad. I know, it would be better not to have it at all but at least he > >>> responds. Can't say the same for Yahoo's VV scheme. I *NEVER* got >>> any replies from Yahoo's customer service when I raised similar >>> concerns. >>> >>> On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 04:32:11PM -0400, Rich Cavallaro wrote: >>>> Hey all:I wish to play some pod safe music on my podcast. Where can >>>> that be obtained? Rich Cavallaro >>>> Check out my podcast at >>>> http://richcav.webhop.org >>>> or just add >>>> http://richcav.webhop.org/wp-rss2.php >>>> to your pod catching client >>>> check out my live journal at >>>> http://www.livejournal.com/users/richcav >>>> skype richcav >>>> aim: misterchip1014 >>>> msn/windows messenger/email: richcav@xxxxxxxxxxx or >richcav@xxxxxxxxx >>>> >>>> >>>> -- >>>> No virus found in this outgoing message. >>>> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. >>>> Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.12.0/134 - Release Date: >>>> 10/14/2005 >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>> >>> - -- >>> HolmesGrown Solutions >>> The best solutions for the best price! >>> http://ld.net/?holmesgrown >>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- >>> Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) >>> >>> iD8DBQFDU67SWSjv55S0LfERA7ZCAKC0SFKMan4sgOCmokhZNOD6ZlGbSgCdFbWB >>> fp9kZ9+h0VvsPltGUY+lH9s= >>> =r7QQ >>> -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- >>> >> >> >> >> >> >> -- >> No virus found in this incoming message. >> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. >> Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.12.1/136 - Release Date: >10/15/2005 >> >> >> >> > > > >
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