Civic hacking .gov domains

Building a simple .gov domain search tool with CISA open data.

Luke Fretwell By Luke Fretwell · October 29, 2022

Screenshot of .gov search tool.

Image: USA.GovFresh

(This post is part of an ongoing series documenting adventures in father-son civic hacking.)

README

We built a simple .gov domain search tool using the registry data maintained by the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency.

Data

Data used for this project:

  • .gov domains (Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency)

Repo

Official repository:

Kudos

Big kudos to the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency for:

  • Maintaining the .gov registry.
  • Maintaining a public repository of the data.

Demo

.gov domain search:

.gov search

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Luke Fretwell is founder of GovFresh. He is the co-founder and CEO of ProudCity.

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This work by GovFresh is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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