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.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Green, Ben and Cunningham, Gabe and Ekblaw, Ariel and Kominers, Paul and Linzer, Andrew and Crawford, Susan P., Open Data Privacy (February 1, 2017). Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2017-1; Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 17-07. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2924751 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2924751