So what has the DataPortability Project been doing?

Tomorrow, we will be holding first quarterly plenary meeting – where the community at large can question the DataPortability Project’s leadership. As a member of the plenary (membership is free – contact the Steering Groups Secretary Steve Repetti for more information), you can make binding decisions as well.

So since this is our first . . . → Read More: So what has the DataPortability Project been doing?

Facebook and Lumpy policy decisions

Rethinking your TOS/EULA is a pain in the neck. Nobody wants to divert attention, money or energy thinking about it. It seems like a serious distraction from making money and serving customers.

Looking at the 2009 Facebook policy hubbub, it’s a big deal. It sucks up attorney fees, management, press, even engineering into a . . . → Read More: Facebook and Lumpy policy decisions

Special Election results

FROM: Elias Bizannes, DataPortability Project vice-chair, election returning officer TO: DataPortability Project Members and Supporters RE:Special Election results

Voting for the Special election of the Steering Group has closed.

A total of 30 votes were cast, of which 28 that were recognised. Two votes were disqualifed for Givotovsky as the voting member had not . . . → Read More: Special Election results

DataPortability Conferences

Catch the DataPortability discussion continued at upcoming conferences…

April 15-17: The Next Web – Amsterdam

I will be on an Alumni panel. The exact topic is yet determined but count on it being overarching and focused on the changes to the social web over the last year. Joining us on the panel will . . . → Read More: DataPortability Conferences