10 Things the Next President Should Do About IT - Create a Mandate for Data Portability
People should be allowed to leave a Web site such as Facebook or MySpace and take all their personal data with them. They should not have to spend hours on the phone with customer support people dealing with a complex process that is designed to deter people from taking their personal data with them. Deciding what organization has your permission to access your personal data, and when, is an inalienable right.
With President's Day upon us in an election year, now might be a good time to reflect on what the next president of the United States should do about IT (regardless of who wins).
By Mike Vizard