Issue #231

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Featured: The dangerous path of the accessibility overlay

Joe Dolson on why an accessibility overlay leads one down a dangerous path: “[It] fundamentally harms the future of web site accessibility. The nature of accessibility testing is to expose issues to a human being who can then act on those issues. An accessibility overlay, by nature, avoids exposing what problems it has addressed to a human being.”

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