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USAspending API

From their site: The API allows access to the data to the Federal contracts and Federal assistance databases. All data present on USAspending.gov is available through the API, except for pie charts and end-of-search totals. The site is a re-launch of www.federalspending.gov.

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USAspending: Highlights

Summary
Database of US government spending
Category
Government
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://www.usaspending.gov/data?tab=API 

USAspending: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://www.usaspending.gov/faads/faads.php

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
None  
Developer Key Required
No  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
usaspending.gov  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
Retrieve a maximum of 1000 records per call 
Terms of Service
 

Security

Authentication Model
HTTP Basic Auth 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
Yes 

Support

Vendor API Kits
FPDS documentation, FAADS documentation, and Data dictionary 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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Comments 

January 13, 2008
at 09:59
Comment by: Coby Logen

Use FedSpending.org instead.

USASpending.gov contains the same information as FedSpending.org, but warns you that you have NO expectation of privacy and that you may be prosecuted for unauthorized activity.

You can read my full review at my website: http://www.dotgovwatch.com/?/archives/25-You-Will-Be-Watched-on-USASpending.govMaybe-Even-Prosecuted.html

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