[MyData & Open Data] Introductions

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Thu Mar 14 11:14:15 UTC 2013


On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 09:55:37PM +0000, Hare, Jason wrote:
> Has anyone attempted a policy or a statement on PII redaction in regards to the posting of open government data sets?

what do you mean with redaction? that sounds very analog. which is an
excellent protection against cheap/digital data-krakens, collect the data in
analog form on dead trees and use a huge tipped black pen to redact stuff. but
in the digital realm this does not work. either you have useful data or
anonymous, but both does not work :/

what works best in the digital world is to practice data minimization. only
collect data if it's necessary, there's no alternative and only as long as

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