Google to Launch Government Search Site, By Kim Hart Washington Post, June 15, 2006; D01.
The government search site joins similar engines that target the same audience. The five-year-old FirstGov.gov, a government-sponsored site powered by Microsoft Corp.’s MSN, is geared to help citizens locate federal, state and local information without sifting through individual agency sites….
Other similar search engines include http://govspot.com , http://searchgov.com and http://govengine.com…
More than 87 million unique visitors used Google’s search engine in May, compared with 443,000 that searched FirstGov, according to Nielsen-NetRatings.