With a Few Bits of Data, Researchers Identify ‘Anonymous’ People

A variation of this sort of research pops up every year or so:

Even when real names and other personal information are stripped from big data sets, it is often possible to use just a few pieces of the information to identify a specific person, according to a study to be published Friday in the journal Science.

via With a Few Bits of Data, Researchers Identify ‘Anonymous’ People – NYTimes.com.

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