Great move by Google. The Data Liberation Front is Google’s way of comforting us and educating us on how Google do not own our data. Data ownership is something that those in the know get very passionate about. Those that simply enjoy using the services are often unaware that there are limitations on the use of the data they generate. As a general rule of thumb the data you produce is yours to take with you anywhere. But most social networks, web based services and even applications that exist on your computer do not make it particularly easy to get at this data.
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