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Re: <nettime> Torygraph: The Snowden privacy panic has spread to
morlockelloi on Sun, 9 Feb 2014 04:19:44 +0100 (CET)


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Re: <nettime> Torygraph: The Snowden privacy panic has spread to


This is not the problem, but it would be interesting to see who is behind declaring this to be a problem (or perhaps journalistic incompetence is indistinguishable from malice).

A cursory search on "de-identifying" will provide insights about technologies that have been around and have been used for a while (more than a decade) to deal exactly with these issues:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De-identification
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/coveredentities/De-identification/guidance.html
http://www.bumc.bu.edu/hipaa/de-identified/

On 2/8/14 8:26 , nettime's_institutional_review_board wrote:
<http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/technology/marthagilltech/100012335/the-snowden-privacy-panic-has-spread-to-medical-research-this-is-a-problem/>

     The Snowden privacy panic has spread to medical research.
      This is a problem
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