[KI-LC] ISWG Kickstarter & Specification

Dervla O'Reilly dervlaoreilly at me.com
Fri May 4 15:30:41 EDT 2012


Congratulations Joe et al.  Great work.

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On May 4, 2012, at 12:15 PM, Joe Andrieu wrote:

> Howdy folks.
> 
> You may have seen the press release we sent out last week, announcing
> the initial draft of the Standard Information Sharing Label and the
> Kickstarter we launched to fund the next step. 
> 
> The response at IIW was enthusiastic, especially from the Personal Data
> Rights Language and OIX Attribute Exchange efforts. We'll be
> collaborating with both of those groups and hopefully their support will
> help fuel interest in the Kickstarter.
> 
> I'd appreciate any help other folks on the LC or in the organization can
> give.  Check out the work so far, join us on our calls to help advance
> the effort, and blog, tweet, and email your networks to spread the word.
> Many thanks to Colin, Trent, and Mark for their early support! The
> specification is "young" and I'd very much appreciate any input or
> suggestions on how to improve it and how to get more input. One of the
> big next steps is going to be adding semantics, most likely through
> RDFa...
> 
> I also had a nice chat with John Fontana on Wednesday and he wrote a
> nice blog post over at ZDNet.  Hopefully we can get some more coverage
> like that. =)
> 
> Here are the key links to check out and, if you are so inclined, put in
> your own posts and tweets:
> 
> The kickstarter (with Video) http://standardlabel.org
> The work group http://informationsharingworkgroup.org
> The spec
> http://kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/infosharing/Standard+Information+Sharing+Label
> The press release
> http://kantarainitiative.org/wordpress/2012/05/reinventing-the-web-one-site-at-a-time-new-label-helps-people-make-smarter-decisions-about-information-we-share-online/
> John Fontana's article:
> http://www.zdnet.com/blog/identity/privacy-labels-aim-to-control-prying-eyes-personal-data
> 
> Comments & suggestions welcome!
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -j
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> Joe Andrieu
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