Monthly Archives: May 2018


The General Data Protection Regulation is up, finally. There’s still a long way to go, but thank you, Europe.


So you think you’re safe?   We’re often told our privacy will be safe, because our data will be made anonymous. But Dorothy Denning and other computer scientists discovered in about 1980 that anonymization doesn’t work very well. Even if you write software that will only answer a query if the answer is based on […]