May the walls start to come down... Facebook joins with Google and Plaxo in joining Dataportability.org
- Particls Blog: "Individuals from Plaxo, Google and Facebook join DataPortability.org Workgroup"
- Read/Write Web: "Bombshell: Google and Facebook Join DataPortability.org"
- TechCrunch: "Facebook, Google And Plaxo Join The DataPortability Workgroup"
The news is outstanding, really, for those of us who want this kind of data portability. To have basically all the major players working together will be excellent. It would, indeed, be great to have the walls start coming down...
The devil, of course, lies in the details... time will tell whether true actions will emerge out of the DataPortability.org initiative.
Still, it's a great way to start - and I've definitely joined the GoogleGroup mailing list to join in the evolution. Let's see if the walls can shake a bit, eh?