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U.S. Government: Interagency Committee on Government Information (ICGI)

From: William R Williams <wrwilliams@fs.fed.us>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 10:19:33 -0800
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This committee was created in June 2003 to implement Section 207 of the
EGovernment Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-347, 44 U.S.C. Ch 36), with a
stated goal to "make it easier for all Americans to find and use the
government information and services they need." In fact, a sub-committee
called the "Web Content Standards Working Group" intends to ensure that
"U.S. Government websites will be the most citizen-centric and user
friendly in the world."

http://www.cio.gov/documents/ICGI.html

With a such an ambition, and the availability of public comment and
feedback mechanisms, this may be a unique opportunity to influence the
guidance regarding accessibility of content for all federal websites. I'd
urge you to make use of the opportunity, although I am in no way affiliated
with this project.

http://www.firstgov.gov/feedback/WebStandardsForm.jsp

Thanks!

Bill Williams
Received on Thursday, 1 April 2004 15:27:07 UTC

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