Budget Cuts Threatening Data.gov

Budget Cuts Threatening Data.gov

The Tehterless World Weblog, March 31st, 2011

You may have heard that the Data.gov website is going to be shut down. I wish I could say this is completely false, but I can at least say that it is a bit premature — if Congress cuts the budgets to the threatened level, a number of sites, including Data.gov will have trouble continuing to grow, and some may have to be shut down — but right now the budget cuts are not final, and the plans are still in the works.

via The Tetherless World Weblog » Budget Cuts Threatening Data.gov.

See also article by Beth Noveck, former Deputy CTO, OSTP:

Why Cutting e-Gov Funding Threatens American Jobs

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