Under Trump, U.S. government moves from /open to /closed : Sunlight Foundation
ab1630's bookmarks 2018-01-25
"Over the past year, transparency, accountability and ethics have become less of a priority across the United States government. On his first day in office, President Barack Obama signed the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government,...
During the Trump administration, however, the Open Government Initiative, Open Government Partnership, and related programs, initiatives and partnerships across the federal government are being ignored, neglected or even forgotten in federal agencies.
Notably, the Trump White House is not leading by example. When the whitehouse.gov redesign went live in late 2017, the Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology Policy still lacked /open pages, a notable void given the leadership role that the White House has traditionally held in domesti and international open government initiatives, management, and oversight of them...."