Open Data Privacy
111 Pages Posted: 2 Mar 2017 Last revised: 19 May 2017
Date Written: February 1, 2017
Cities today collect and store a wide range of data that may contain sensitive information about residents. As cities embrace open data initiatives, more of this information is released to the public. While opening data has many important benefits, sharing data comes with inherent risks to individual privacy: released data can reveal information about individuals that would otherwise not be public knowledge.
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