Wheelchair Ramps in Cyberspace: Bringing the Americans with Disabilities Act into the 21st Century

Crowley, Trevor
May 2013
Brigham Young University Law Review;2013, Vol. 2013 Issue 3, p651
Academic Journal
The article discusses the legal aspects of wheelchair ramps and cyberspace in relation to Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act as of May 2013, focusing on various legal interpretations of the phrase "place of public accommodation," as well as efforts to prevent discrimination against people on the basis of disability. It states that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit determined that streaming video company Netflix's website is not a place of public accommodation.


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