“The Obama presidential campaign made groundbreaking use of social networking sites and other tools to organize its supporters. President Obama has promised to use similar technology to bring citizens into government. As in so many other areas, turning promise to policy may well be more difficult than it sounded on the campaign trail.”
The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
Regulations.gov is your source for all regulations (or rulemakings) issued by U.S. government agencies. On this site, you can find:
•All Federal regulations that are open for public comment (i.e., proposed rules) and closed for comment (i.e., final rules) as published in the Federal Register.
•Many Federal agency notices published in the Federal Register.
•Additional supporting materials, public comments, and Federal agency guidance and adjudications.