Congress weighs deep cuts to funding for federal open government data platforms

by Alex Howard, Gov20.govfresh, April 1, 2011 4:35 pm

Data.gov, IT.USASpending.gov, and other five other websites that offer platforms for open government transparency are facing imminent closure. A comprehensive report filed by Jason Miller, executive editor of Federal News Radio, confirmed that the United States of Office of Management and Budget is planning to take open government websites offline over the next four months because of a 94% reduction in federal government funding in the Congressional budget. …

Great article, check it out: Congress weighs deep cuts to funding for federal open government data platforms | Gov 2.0: The Power of Platforms.

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