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Yet Another Open Data Foundation?

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Chris Saad, a co-founder of the Data Portability project has posted that tomorrow at OSCON a new Open Data Web Foundation will be announced by David Recordon and others.

The goal of the new foundation is to set out the actual data specifications, legal structures around data portability and in helping to evangelize set formats. Saad says that the initiative is different to the Data Portability project in that it is details oriented around specific technology and legal implementations rather than the broader evangelizing effort that has come out of Data Portability:

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Update: David Recordon has responded by saying that he isn’t at OSCON tomorrow.

Update 2: David Recordon has confirmed that an Open Web Foundation will be announced on Thursday morning.

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