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"The federal government needs to move to the Web, big time, to ensure the performance of its mission of service to the people of the U.S. The Web offers a once-in-a-millennium opportunity: the chance to get in on something thatís better, faster, and cheaper. As we all know, youíre usually lucky if you get two out of three.

And, as one more benefit, this initiative would also help sustain the U.S.ís world leadership in the growth and development of the Internet and the Web. It could set a model to governments everywhere on how to open their documents to their citizens, while protecting essential government security concerns."

Source: Barbara Quint, "Your Tax Dollars at Work -- The Internet Should Serve as the U.S. Government's Primary Archive", Information Today, Vol. 17, Issue 9, October 2000. Comments can be sent to Barbara at hquint@mindspring.com. Thanks to Jim Noel, Manager, GPO Services, Marcive, Inc., San Antonio, Texas; jnoel@marcive.com; Telephone: 800-531-7678; Fax: 210-646-0167; (GOVDOC-L, October 27, 2000) for sharing info on this article.

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