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Episode 693

Differential privacy
Wed, 2019-Mar-27 02:16 UTC
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With 271,913 views on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 our article of the day is Differential privacy.

Differential privacy is a statistical technique that aims to provide means to maximize the accuracy of queries from statistical databases while measuring (and, thereby, hopefully minimizing) the privacy impact on individuals whose information is in the database. Differential privacy was developed by cryptographers and is thus often associated with cryptography, and it draws much of its language from cryptography. Although differential privacy is often discussed in the context of identifying individuals whose information may be in a database, identification and reidentification attacks are not included within the original differential privacy framework.

This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 02:16 UTC on Wednesday, 27 March 2019.

For the full current version of the article, see Differential privacy on Wikipedia.

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