Why downloading your data is not data portability

Alisa Leonard who is the communications chairperson of the DataPortability Project, has written a perspective that adds to the one just posted by the current vice-chair of the organisation.

She writes:

Already I have seen across the Twittersphere references to Facebook now allowing “data portability.” Data portability is the idea that users are, and . . . → Read More: Why downloading your data is not data portability

A step in the right direction, says vice-chair of the DataPortability Project

Today’s announcement from Facebook represents the most important statement from them to-date regarding Data Portability. But to be clear, it is by no means the ultimate solution we all seek. Still, it represents major movement in the right direction.

First, you literally can draw a line on the calendar and say “prior to this . . . → Read More: A step in the right direction, says vice-chair of the DataPortability Project