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Top 10 Open Government Websites

Federal agencies face White House orders to become more transparent. These websites expose new data sets, support public petitions, and reveal where taxpayer money goes.
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USAspending.gov provides information on federal spending, including contracts, grants, and loans. Users can select from several variables--federal agency, state or congressional district involved, product category, and fiscal year, for example. Search results can be viewed as a list or chart. However, the site's data quality has been called into question. The Sunlight Foundation determined that $1.3 trillion in federal spending in 2010 was misreported.

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re: Top 10 Open Government Websites
Open government websites sounds interesting but what about the privately held open sharing companies which handled before.
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