A personal data filter that releases only what’s needed | Maria Dubovitskaya | TED Institute – W/Evaluation Form

A personal data filter that releases only what’s needed | Maria Dubovitskaya | TED Institute

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Whether buying a bottle of wine, making an online purchase or going to a movie, most of us share far more information than is necessary: birthdates, credit card numbers, addresses. At a time when our personal information is at risk every day, cryptographer Dr. Maria Dubovitskaya is part of a team which has designed a system that shares only what’s absolutely necessary while closely guarding the rest.

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