Data Together is a new model for distributed, community-driven stewardship of data. This model shows how groups of people, companies, institutions, NGOs, and governments can use decentralized and peer-to-peer web infrastructure to access, discover, verify, and preserve data they care about. We hope to build a future in which networks of collaborators make their data accessible to their peers, immediately discoverable, easily verifiable, and robustly preserved.
This site is not a centralized data hosting service. It’s a view onto the decentralized network of individuals, organizations, projects and communities who are using the Data Together model.
Data Together is an ongoing, inclusive conversation, an open source community, a collaboration, a model, and a collection of tools, all of which are evolving quickly. To achieve our aims, we are
There are many ways to get involved and to contribute, the most important of which is to test the Data Together model with your community and then share back where things work, where the approach opens new possibilities, and where there’s room for improvement.