Data Portability Project

  • Why Every Site Should Have A Data Portability Policy

    The software industry is still figuring out the right balance between open and closed, but we at the DataPortability Project believe that communication is the first step. Tell your visitors what they can expect from you and what you expect from them in return. Your Portability Policy explains the ways that your customers can use the digital “stuff” they’ve entered into… Read More

  • Why Privacy Failures Are In Facebook's DNA

    Elias Bizannes is the chairperson and executive director of the DataPortability Project.  In this guest post, he tackles the cultural roots of Facebook’s ongoing privacy problems and suggests a solution in the form of a clear data portability policy. Facebook’s technological prowess is tarnishing its image, which could damage its long-term corporate success. What worked for… Read More