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Census Security

Why the government is adopting cutting-edge privacy techniques for the upcoming Census.

EVERY 10 YEARS, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a nationwide survey that sets the terms for the country’s democracy. The questionnaire yields rich data, including names, street addresses, ages, races, ethnicities, and other details. That

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