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Government Computer News: Trade Commission Frees Directory Source Code

Aug 20, 2004, 22:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joab Jackson)

"Free to a good home: source code for an online directory service.

"The liberated code, written in Java, once powered the Federal White Pages, a phone directory of federal employees located at directory.gov. The project, run by the International Trade Commission and a committee of small federal agencies, offered contact information for more than 450,000 federal employees from 22 agencies. After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, program managers shuttered the site because of security concerns..."

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