[WikiEN-l] Privacy Study Looking for Volunteers

Brian J Mingus brian.mingus at colorado.edu
Sun Mar 29 23:24:07 UTC 2015

Just like the Netflix Prize, knowing which topics an entity is interested
in, and having access to text they have written, is, in many cases, enough
information to reveal who that person is, where they live, etc. You just
plug the data into Google and correlate away.

On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 7:19 PM, David Carson <carson63000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Brian,
> I'm still not entirely clear on your complaint. Are you talking about
> Wikimedia (not random users, nor Wikipedia Administrators) having access to
> IP addresses from system logs? Or something else? What does "The IP address
> is helpful, but not necessary" mean?
> Cheers,
> David...

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