Court rules in NFB case against Target

The courts moved forward in favor of the case brought by the National Federation for the Blind (NFB) against Target’s online store this week. All kinds of news is available about it, but Jim Thatcher’s brief reaction is most interesting.

Yesterday Judge Marilyn Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a ruling in the case in which the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) ( is suing the Target Corporation alleging that Target’s web site,, is inaccessible, especially for shoppers who are blind. I am the Expert Witness in this case for the Plaintiffs; they are represented by Disabilities Rights Advocates (DRA) ( I have written about this important case on these pages before (

Thatcher goes on to explain why the ruling on this case is so important.

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