Social Web Incubator Group started at W3C

The mission of the Social Web Incubator Group, is to understand the systems and technologies that permit the description and identification of people, groups, organizations, and user-generated content in extensible and privacy-respecting ways. The topics covered with regards to the emerging Social Web include, but are not limited to: accessibility, internationalization, portability, distributed architecture, privacy, trust, business metrics and practices, user experience, and contextual data. The group will be chaired by Dan Applequist, Dan Brickley, and Harry Halpin. The charter of the group is publicly available.