Turnitin and Translucency

The ever-intriguing Jon Udell has just posted an explanation of how the use of a cryptographic database technique called translucency could address concerns about personal privacy. I reviewed Wayner’s book on translucent databases for Doctor Dobb’s Journal back in 2003; as Udell says, the techniques are “…as yet poorly understood and rarely applied, [but] the principle of translucent data management can help us defuse the ticking time bombs that many Internet services are becoming.”

In the wake of posts about Shopify's support for white nationalists and DataCamp's attempts to cover up sexual harassment
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