Identification of Content Source

Best Practice:

If the source of the content of a Web page of a Department of Commerce
organization is not the "Web site owner," the source of the content should be


To identify the source of the content when it is not the Web site owner.


The DOC Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Web site might include a Department of Justice press release about the work of Commerce/BIS Special Agents and White House press releases about encryption export control policy. In these situations it is a Best Practice to provide the source of the page content (e.g., the Department of Justice/the White House).

Revision History:
une 9, 2000: Approved by the CIO Council.



Department of Commerce Web Advisory Council (WAC)
U.S. Department of Commerce

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