Universal Access in the Information Society

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 211–222 | Cite as

Web accessibility legislation in Italy: a survey 10 years after the Stanca Act

  • Barbara Rita Barricelli
  • Pierlauro Sciarelli
  • Stefano Valtolina
  • Alessandro Rizzi


Ten years after the enactment of the Stanca Act in Italy, the paper presents a survey regarding the accessibility of municipal Web sites. This study aims at checking the application of WCAG 2.0 guidelines to Italian municipalities Web sites and to understand what are the problems that still need to be solved to obtain a universal access to public local content in Italy.


Accessibility Government Web sites Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Government regulations Accessibility standards 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly

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