Government work does not mean that the work is public.
17 Apr 2004 - 3:36pm
10 years ago
Government work does not mean that work is public. Regardless of data
sensitivity, the project belongs to the government agency.. and the IP
and client should be respected. Only with specific permission from the
agency should the results be published or housed on publically
available web space.
>If the US Government hires you to do the work, and if the spec is a >deliverable part of the work, it is not *your* IP but the government's.
>As >long as its content is not sensitive, I don't know of any reason why it
>could not be publicly avaiilable. I have been on projects where >documents >were posted on the web -- primarily for team review, but they were not