The U.S. Department of Justice released its long-anticipated proposed regulation outlining web accessibility requirements under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. EDUCAUSE submitted comments to DOJ on October 3, 2023.
The Biden-Harris Administration has announced funding for the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) program, a major broadband access program originally introduced in the 2022 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. States have been tasked with outlining how they plan to use their funding to ensure equitable access to high-speed internet.
On May 18, the U.S. Supreme Court issued decisions in two cases related to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The decisions leave Section 230 protections unchanged for now, but they also allow for potential future litigation.