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The failure of anonymized data

Molly Wood Sep 11, 2009
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The failure of anonymized data

Molly Wood Sep 11, 2009
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One of our key protections against privacy invasion, the stripping of personally identifiable information from databases, is not working, according to Paul Ohm of the University of Colorado School of Law.

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