Postal Service's Web Site Voted Best Among Government Agencies

Jun 14, 2005, 01:00 ET from U.S. Postal Service

    WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The WiredSafety Group, an independent
 organization, has cited the United States Postal Service as having the most
 consumer-friendly website of those agencies considered for The Best of the
 Web-Government Award.  WiredKids.com, a part of the WiredSafety Group, also
 gave the Postal Inspection Service the Wired Cops Award for its efforts in the
 successful recovery of a kidnapped child.
     "We are honored to be among those recognized for this important work in
 improving internet ease of use and safety," said Mike Spates, acting Consumer
 Advocate and Vice President of Consumer Affairs for the Postal Service.
     WiredKids.com and the WiredSafety Group, leaders among the world's online
 safety organizations, presented the awards at a recent Washington, D.C.,
 summit that focused on helping keep the internet safe for consumers. The
 organization, formed by attorney and internet safety expert Parry Aftab, has
 volunteers in 76 countries and operates WiredKids.org, WiredSafety.org,
 Teenangels.org, InternetSuperHeroes.org, and StopCyberbullying.org.
     Others who were recognized at the summit include Microsoft Canada, Royal
 Canadian Mounted Police, FBI, Department of Justice, and Senator Ted Stevens.
 
 

SOURCE U.S. Postal Service
    WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The WiredSafety Group, an independent
 organization, has cited the United States Postal Service as having the most
 consumer-friendly website of those agencies considered for The Best of the
 Web-Government Award.  WiredKids.com, a part of the WiredSafety Group, also
 gave the Postal Inspection Service the Wired Cops Award for its efforts in the
 successful recovery of a kidnapped child.
     "We are honored to be among those recognized for this important work in
 improving internet ease of use and safety," said Mike Spates, acting Consumer
 Advocate and Vice President of Consumer Affairs for the Postal Service.
     WiredKids.com and the WiredSafety Group, leaders among the world's online
 safety organizations, presented the awards at a recent Washington, D.C.,
 summit that focused on helping keep the internet safe for consumers. The
 organization, formed by attorney and internet safety expert Parry Aftab, has
 volunteers in 76 countries and operates WiredKids.org, WiredSafety.org,
 Teenangels.org, InternetSuperHeroes.org, and StopCyberbullying.org.
     Others who were recognized at the summit include Microsoft Canada, Royal
 Canadian Mounted Police, FBI, Department of Justice, and Senator Ted Stevens.
 
 SOURCE  U.S. Postal Service