So what is Data Portability? Well here is the mission statement:
To put all existing technologies and initiatives in context to create a reference design for end-to-end Data Portability. To promote that design to the developer, vendor and end-user community.
Who is the involved? Only a few little web initiatives known as Google, Facebook, and Plaxo.
What does Data Portability meant to the market? That’s easy. Cross platform data exchange, competitive intelligence and marketing across platforms.