On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 6:36 AM, Marc Miquel <marcmiquel(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Since this would be for a research project I might ask
funding for it, I
would like to know if I could count on that, what is the nature of the
available data, and what would be the procedure to obtain this data and if
there would be any implication because of privacy concerns.
We grant access to webrequest log data and the non-public derivatives of
it not very frequently. When we do, we do it through creating formal
collaborations with the researchers. What these collaborations are and how
we set them up are explained at
To provide more context:
Requiring formal collaborations as a necessary step for accessing the data
means that we cannot scale rapidly, i.e, each researcher on our team is
only able to be involved in so many of them. The practical cap is somewhere
around 3 collaborations per researcher in my experience. We understand that
this is a problem as we would like more researchers to work with this data.
We reconsider ways for expanding our capacity to collaborate frequently. We
also always consider releasing more data-sets publicly since ultimately,
that's one of the best ways for us to empower others do what they want to
work on and find value in.
Thank you very much!
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