Microsoft, I'm told, "is involved in many broad industry dialogues, including the DataPortability Project, and is committed to being an integral part of the industry conversation on behalf of its users." Oops, sorry did I just inflict a bit of unfiltered flackspeak on you? Sorry. Translation: Microsoft wants you to think it's doing something about the fact that you have to keep signing up for different websites. Here's a video that kind of explains what data portability is, complete with mysterious accent.