Still Looking for that Special Gift? Give them some DataPortability

See all available gear at our DataPortability Project CafePress store.

What’s on the cool kids list this year?  They want to show their support for data portability with some of the following gear:

1.0 L Sigg Bottle Ringer Tshirt

Trucker hat Cap

Spaghetti Tank Baseball Jersey

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Open Identity Pilot For Open Government Announced

Drummond Reed the Executive Director of the Information Card Foundation and one of the DataPortability Project’s early advocates and current Steering Committee member dropped me a note this morning with some great news coming out of Washington DC, in regards to various vendors working together on a Pilot for Open Identity for the Open . . . → Read More: Open Identity Pilot For Open Government Announced

DataPortability Project Plenary Quarterly Meeting – Q2 09 July 21st 16:00 – 17:00 UTC

FROM: Daniela Barbosa, DataPortability Project chair, TO: DataPortability Project Members and Supporters RE: Quarterly Plenary Meeting- Q2 09

As per our 2009 strategic goals, the Steering Group of the DataPortability Project will be responsible for quarterly plenary meetings to engage the community more with what we are doing. The plenary is an important part . . . → Read More: DataPortability Project Plenary Quarterly Meeting – Q2 09 July 21st 16:00 – 17:00 UTC

DataPortability Community Invited to Semantic Technologies Conference in San Jose, CA June 14-19th, Free and Discounted Options

We are hosting a DataPortability get-together at SemTech 2009, the Semantic Technology Conference, at the San Jose Fairmont on Monday, June 15, 2009, 6:00pm – 8:00pm.  As an added bonus, when you register to attend this meetup, you will get access to Chris Saad’s conference session which takes place immediately prior (5:00pm-6:00pm)!

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Redefining and Standardizing ‘Ownership’

Facebook, by virtue of its sheer size and scope, is often the first to run into issues that the rest of the social web will need to address sooner rather than later. To its credit, Facebook seems to be trying to address these issues in a way that protects their short and long term . . . → Read More: Redefining and Standardizing ‘Ownership’