Data portability

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Data portability is a concept to protect users from having their data stored in "silos" or "walled gardens" that are incompatible with one another, i.e. closed platforms, thus subjecting them to vendor lock-in.wikipedia
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General Data Protection Regulation

GDPRGeneral Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)General Data Protection Regulation 2016
In the latter personal data was given special protection under the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The data portability right is slightly different from the Right of access to personal data; see GDPR and the seventh item in the list cited immediately above.
Data subjects have the right to request a portable copy of the data collected by a processor in a common format, and the right to have their data erased under certain circumstances.

Data Transfer Project

The Data Transfer Project (DTP) is an open-source initiative which features data portability between multiple online platforms.

Closed platform

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Data portability is a concept to protect users from having their data stored in "silos" or "walled gardens" that are incompatible with one another, i.e. closed platforms, thus subjecting them to vendor lock-in.

Vendor lock-in

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Data portability is a concept to protect users from having their data stored in "silos" or "walled gardens" that are incompatible with one another, i.e. closed platforms, thus subjecting them to vendor lock-in.

Technical standard

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Data portability requires common technical standards to facilitate the transfer from one data controller to another, thus promoting interoperability.

Interoperability

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Data portability requires common technical standards to facilitate the transfer from one data controller to another, thus promoting interoperability.

European Data Protection Supervisor

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)EDPSEuropean Union General Data Protection Regulation
Earlier the European Data Protection Supervisor had stated that data portability could "let individuals benefit from the value created by the use of their personal data".

Article 29 Data Protection Working Party

Article 29 Working PartyEuropean Data Protection BoardEU's data protection group
The European-level Article 29 Data Protection Working Party held a consultation on this in English lasting until the end of January 2017.

Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés

CNILCNIL (FR)National Commission on Informatics and Liberty
The French national data supervisor CNIL hosted a discussion in French.

Brexit

United Kingdom withdrawal from the European Unionleave the European Unionleave
Although the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the EU, it intends to incorporate much of the GDPR in its own legislation, which will include data portability, as "...the GDPR itself contains some noteworthy innovations – for instance… the introduction of a new right to data portability".

European Free Trade Association

EFTAEuropean Free Trade Association (EFTA)Member states of the European Free Trade Association
Likewise, in Switzerland, a nation-state that is related to the EU only on a bilateral basis and as an EFTA member state, there has been a trend moving in the same direction.

Right of access to personal data

Subject Access Requestright of access
The data portability right is slightly different from the Right of access to personal data; see GDPR and the seventh item in the list cited immediately above.

Recital (law)

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This requirement is still somewhat present in the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, but only implicitly in conjunction with Recital (law).

Right to explanation

right to an explanation
The data portability right is related to the "right to explanation", i.e. when automated decisions are made that have legal effect or significant impact on individual data subjects.

Decision tree

decision treesdecision rulesRegression trees
One way is through a decision tree.

Explainable artificial intelligence

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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA has an Explainable AI (XAI) program

London School of Economics

London School of Economics and Political ScienceLSEThe London School of Economics and Political Science
Pasquale does not think the approach goes far enough, as he has stated in a blog entry at the London School of Economics (LSE).

Mireille Hildebrandt

In fact at LSE there is a whole series on Algorithmic Accountability of which that was one entry in Feb. of 2016, and other notable ones were by Joshua Kroll and Mireille Hildebrandt.

Portable Contacts

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The goal of the project was to increase data portability by creating a common and open specification to bridge proprietary contacts Application programming interfaces (API) such as Google's GData Contacts API, Yahoo's Address Book API, and Microsoft's Live Contacts API.

Twitter

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Due to the legal GDPR §20 obligation (effective since May 2018) to provide data portability, social media services had to introduce advanced data export capabilities and utilities.

Privacy policy

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Data controllers must also provide the opportunity for their data to be made portable in a common format, and for it to be erased under certain circumstances.

Distributed social network

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