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DPic [PersonRank 10]

Monday, September 14, 2009
9 years ago3,140 views

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On a related note: dataportability.org/

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

[Moved from "Google helps users to jump to rival Web services" – Tony]

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DPic [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

allowing is different from helping, dammit. data portability is important. companies like microsoft and facebook lock in their users. companies like google don't. you know you're doing it right when your customers stay with you even when you make it easy for them not to.

WebSonic.nl [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

We have one more launch for today. The Data Liberation Front blog: dataliberation.blogspot.com

twitter.com/dataliberation/sta ...

DPic [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

cool, i'm now following

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

(What's the RSS feed of dataliberation.blogspot.com? I can't access it from China.)

Above 6 comments were made in the forum before this was blogged,

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Philipp, as with all Blogspot blogs, the feed URL is either:

dataliberation.blogspot.com/at ...
or
dataliberation.blogspot.com/fe ...

Which in turn redirects to:
feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/ ...

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

Thanks! What does the first post show? I ran the Google Blogs 'n More crawler over it but I'm getting an empty post. Or does it show empty in the original too?

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

9 years ago #

It's a post titled "Welcome to the Data Liberation Front" which begins...

<< I remember the first time I heard Google's CEO Eric Schmidt speak back in 2004. He wrapped up his talk to employees by clearly stating that Google didn't lock its users in. He stressed that we didn't want people to use our products solely because they can't get their data out to switch to a competing service. >>

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