Web Sites-Terrorism

Study: Federal Web sites offer little critical data for potential terrorists

Advocates of open government say a new study shows the Bush administration acted rashly by pulling some government Web sites from the Internet after Nine-Eleven A Rand Corporation study says most federal Web sites revealing information about possible terrorist targets need not be censored because similar or better information is available elsewhere. It's urging government officials to consider reopening public access to about three dozen Web pages. Rand says it found only four Web pages that might merit restrictions. The study, conducted between mid-2002 and mid-2003, found no federal Web sites that contained target information considered essential to a terrorist.