Candidates for the can

Here’s a story about a few people who need to be put away for a while so they can think.

About 3% of those with seizure disorders are susceptible to seizures when they see flashing content of certain sizes and frequencies. That’s why we have accessibility regulations that limit flashing in electronic interfaces and content. But some folks thought that hacking the Epilepsy Foundation with seizure-causing animated GIFs was a cool idea. While we wait for the long arm of the law to do its job, how about going to the Foundation and leaving a donation?

Hackers attack epilepsy site with flashing images

This entry was posted in Building the culture of accessibility. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *