Mind Your Metadata4:22 with Greg Stromire
Even with secure, encrypted email and internet traffic, information about your online activity can still say a lot about you. Learn the aspects of your online presence that can identify you as uniquely as your fingerprint.
- Metadata -- Data about data. The additional information associated with a message or communication besides its direct content.
- IP Address -- Internet Protocol Address. A unique (enough) identifier that allows internet to route traffic to and from the right places.
- Anonymized Dataset -- A collection of information about people where the personally identifiable information has been stripped.
- De-anonymization -- A strategy in data-mining where an anonymized dataset is cross-referenced with other available data to re-identify the sources.
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