Increased Information Leakage from Text
Yang, Grace Hui
The enormous data sharing and data availability on the Internet provides opportunities for new services tailored to extract, search, aggregate, and mine data in meaningful ways, At the same time, it poses challenges with regards to data privacy. This paper offers insight into this problem, focusing on current relevant research and potential areas of synergy between the information retrieval community and the privacy community. We then analyze example publicly shared data and discuss the types of data that can be extracted, the methods used for extracting them, and the implications for individuals who share personal information.
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