Government data shutdown

Posted to Data Sources  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

When you go to the United States Census site, Data.gov, or similar government-run sites, you see this. “Due to the lapse in government funding, census.gov sites, services, and all online survey collection requests will be unavailable until further notice.” Now it’s personal.

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