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BLS to Discontinue Anonymous FTP Service Effective March 2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics will be ending its support of Anonymous FTP Service effective March 2014. The BLS FTP site will be replaced by a more secure HTTP site called The new HTTP site will host identical downloadable files available on the FTP site. To ensure a smooth transition, BLS FTP users are strongly recommended to update any automated scripts and begin using the new HTTP site as soon as possible.

Note: The FTP site ( will be shut down on February 28, 2014.


Last Modified Date: September 27, 2013