Thom Hickey of OCLC posted on the VIAF as linked data on his blog.
Search the VIAF beta at http://viaf.org/
There are some 9.5 million personae described in VIAF and have established more than 4 million links between the files. To us linked data means:
URIs for everything
HTTP 303 redirects for URIs representing the personae our metadata is about
HTTP content negotiation for different data formats
An RDF view of the data
A rich a set of internal and external links in our data