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Fwd: Social Web XG Final Report published; XG closed

From: Renato Iannella <renato@iannella.it>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 10:11:47 +1000
To: pling <public-pling@w3.org>
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Dear all - the final Social Web XG report is now available (see announcement below).

There is a section on Privacy: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/XGR-socialweb-20101206/#Privacy


Begin forwarded message:

> Resent-From: public-xg-socialweb@w3.org
> From: "Coralie Mercier" <coralie@w3.org>
> Date: 7 December 2010 02:00:14 AEST
> To: "w3c-ac-members@w3.org" <w3c-ac-members@w3.org>
> Cc: member-xg-socialweb@w3.org, public-xg-socialweb@w3.org
> Subject: Social Web XG Final Report published; XG closed
> Dear Advisory Committee Representative,
> Members of the Social Web XG,
> I'm pleased to announce publication of:
>   A Standards-based, Open and Privacy-aware Social Web
>   http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/XGR-socialweb-20101206/
> Since April 2009, the Social Web Incubator Group studied the systems and technologies that permit the description and identification of people, groups, organizations, and user-generated content in extensible and privacy-respecting ways, with a goal to propose a way forward for the W3C to participate productively in the wider Social Web ecosystem.
> In the report, the XG present a framework for understanding the Social Web and many relevant standards (from both within and outside the W3C), and conclude by proposing a strategy for making the Social Web a "first-class citizen" of the Web.
> In the wider Social Web community outside the W3C, one of the most inspiring events was the beginning of a test-driven approach towards creating a federated Social Web at the Federated Social Web Summit. You will read in the XG report that while the W3C should not favor any one particular technology or standard, at this stage the W3C should offer resources to this grassroots effort by helping to start a Federated Social Web Incubator Group. The report also recommends that the W3C host a workshop to investigate identity in the browser with existing communities in order to determine how digital identity fits into the One Web platform.
> Read more in their conclusion:
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/socialweb/XGR-socialweb/Overview.html#Conclusions
> Congratulations to the XG. With this publication, the Social Web Incubator Group is now closed.
> Coralie Mercier, Incubator Activity Lead
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> Coralie Mercier - Communications Team - Incubator Activity Lead
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Renato Iannella

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