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White House, FCC Get With the Program at Gov 2.0

Within tech circles, the Obama administration has sparked great excitement among open government advocates. But that early enthusiasm has given way to some disillusionment, as the entrenched barriers within the federal government and perhaps some half-hearted attempts on behalf of the agencies have rendered the administration's stated ambitions longer on hope than delivery, at least to some critics.

But in Washington, at a prominent conference devoted to government and technology, officials from the White House and Federal Communications Commission separately unveiled plans to broaden access to federal data and engage the public on the Web. Enterprise Mobile Today takes a look.

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday was a big day for advocates of open government.

Administration officials here at the Gov 2.0 Summit, unveiled a pair of technology-based initiatives designed to improve and broaden access to government services.

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White House, FCC Unveil New Web Platforms