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Stephen Downes

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This article will add to our ever-expanding list of technical terms and acronyms. But it's for a good cause. "We want aggregate data, but the naive way to get it involves collecting sensitive information about individual people. The solution is to develop technology that delivers the same insights while keeping information about any individual person verifiably private... (developing) two such technologies — Oblivious HTTP and the Prio-based Distributed Aggregation Protocol (DAP)." The first routes encrypted requests through a proxy, so you don't know where ti came from. The second splits the data into two parts and sends each part separately.

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