Imagine if Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn provided full-blown access to their data pipeline. How would you feel if a stranger saw your social media footprint, including your private photos? Maybe you would argue you’re not a social media person… but what if it was your banking transaction, medical history, or criminal record that was shared? How can we stop this from happening? Only thing I could think of is a formalized process around data sharing. Let’s call it a “data sharing agreement” to help data consumers and owners responsibly manage data.