Open Data, Transparency Sites That Helped Gov’t Save Billions To Be Shut Down Over $30 Million?—TechDirt

While we’ve faulted the Obama administration for its many, many failings on the promised transparency front, the one area where they actually had done some good was with their work on the IT side, where the CTO and CIO had created some pretty cool websites sharing important data with the public, and pushing federal agencies to be a lot more transparent about their federal IT spending.