Ideas for government agency website URLs

Al Kamen riffs on government website URLs here, in light of the Department of Justice’s new site.  He’s holding a contest to solicit more ideas.

A reader suggested that other agencies might want to follow suit. They could adopt catchy names, ones that would normally come to mind when people think about those agencies, thus making it easier to remember how to find the Web sites.

For example, the CIA could be The umbrella spy agency, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, could be Treasury might want to use, while the Federal Election Commission might be found at

As an aside, you may remember the controversy surrounding the Obama-Biden Transition’s use of

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