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Penalties for Noncompliance and Rewards for Compliance

Compliance policies calling for penalties can be the most challenging type to implement. What type of penalty could be put in place for posting inaccessible content? At the US Food and Drug Administration, no approvals are required before posting web content, which is done via a content management system (CMS). To receive an account on the CMS, content contributors must sign a contract stating they will post only content that is accessible and compliant with Section 508, with the expressed understanding that access to the CMS can be withdrawn for repeated posting of inaccessible content [27]. In ...


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Penalties for non-compliance