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Open government requires accessibility, not just data

Open government requires accessibility, not just data, specialists say, By Joseph Marks, NextGov (05/11/2011).

The State Department website, for example, doesn’t have a link for passport information on its homepage, even though the largest share of people visiting the site are there for that reason….

About a quarter of the Agriculture Department’s home page is taken up by a graphic celebrating the 50th anniversary of the department’s Economic Research Service … even though that’s likely not a major reason people visit the site.

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