I am currently conducting psychology experiments online, which store the data from each session in tiny tab-delimited textfiles (3K) at the online site itself. Because of the “crisis” of replication in medicine and the social sciences, providing access to the raw data from an experiment to fellow researchers has now become more critical, and new rules are being formulated by professional journals for providing the raw data to journal reviewers, editors, and readers. Some online sites sites already provide provision for giving degrees of access (e.g., Read-Only) to the stored data.
My question is whether an experiment administered from the XoJo cloud can be configured to provide such access to someone other than the “owner” of the site. The names and other identifying information of the experimental participants could, of course, be eliminated or blockedjust as we currently do with data gathered in our laboratories that we make available to others.