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New tools safeguard census data about where you live and work


May 18, 2017

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New methods enable people to learn as much as possible from census data for policymaking and funding decisions, while guaranteeing that no one can trace the data back to your household or business. Census-related statistics are used to allocate billions of dollars annually for things like disaster relief, roads and schools. Researchers have developed algorithms that guarantee your information stays private without compromising research about your community.Full Story

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