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Fwd: W3C Launches Social Web Incubator Group

From: Renato Iannella <renato@nicta.com.au>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 15:43:47 +1000
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> W3C Launches Social Web Incubator Group
>
>   W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the Social Web Incubator
>   Group. The group's mission is to understand the systems and
>   technologies that permit the description and identification of
>   people, groups, organizations, and user-generated content in
>   extensible and privacy-respecting ways. The group will be co-chaired
>   by Dan Appelquist (Vodafone), Dan Brickley (Vrije Universiteit),
>   Harry Halpin (W3C Fellow from the University of Edinburgh with
>   support from Eduserv). The following W3C Members have sponsored the
>   charter for this group: ASemantics, Boeing, Cisco, DERI Galway at
>   the National University of Ireland, Garlik, Institut National de
>   Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA), Institute of
>   Informatics and Telecommunications (IIT-NCSR), NICTA, Rochester
>   Institute of Technology, SUN Microsystems, Talis, Telecom Italia,
>   University of Bristol, University of Edinburgh, Universidad
>   Politécnica de Madrid, University of Versailles, Vrije Universiteit,
>   and Vodafone. Read more about the Incubator Activity, an initiative
>   to foster development of emerging Web-related technologies.
>   Incubator Activity work is not on the W3C standards track.
>
>   http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/
>   http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/charter
>   http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/
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