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A brief introduction to differential privacy: A data protection plan for the 2020 census

To help you understand the privacy protection plan for the 2020 census, we offer this graphic introduction to differential privacy by comics journalist Josh Neufeld.

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differential privacy explainer 2020 census

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differential privacy explainer 2020 census


Additional information about differential privacy:

 

  • The National Conference of State Legislators has a differential privacy explainer that discusses the issue of how differential privacy might disproportionally affect data in rural areas.