I think it is a big mistake to allow advertising on government websites. Chris Poirier pointed out that there are regulatory and legal reasons. But advertisements will cause the agency to loose the perception of evenhandedness- and possibly even be influenced by the advertisers. Especially if the crowd that wants government to be run like a business decides that the web should be self-supporting and get a portion of their financing from the ads.
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