November 2012

Visiting Scholar Marco Gaboardi presents "Relational verification of Differential Privacy and Mechanism Design"

Visiting Scholar Marco Gaboardi spoke at the Harvard Theory of Computation Seminar. He will present, "Relational verification of Differential Privacy and Mechanism Design" to a theory audience.

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Speaker:   Marco Gaboardi, University of Dundee and Visiting Scholar at Harvard CRCS

Place and Time:  Monday, March 9, 2015 – 1:00pm to 2:30pm. 

Room:  Brooks Room (Pierce Hall 213)

Title:    Relational verification of Differential Privacy and Mechanism Design...for a theory audience

Zelig releases version 5

The Privacy Tools project is happy to announce that Zelig: Everyone's Statistical Software version 5 has been released. Zelig works closely with the project's developing tools. It is an easy-to-use, free, open source, general purpose statistics program for estimating, interpreting, and presenting results from any statistical method.

Snowden & Schneier Symposium Discussion on YouTube

During the IACS & CRCS Symposium, Privacy in a Networked World, Bruce Schneier, Harvard Berkman Center Fellow, talks with Edward Snowden about government surveillance and the effectiveness of privacy tools like encryption to a public audience at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

The Privacy Tools Project served as the Symposium Planning Committee in the development and planning of the symposium.

Seeking Summer Law Interns

The Privacy Tools' legal team is looking to engage a diverse group of students who are interested in the Privacy Tools project, as Berkman Center Summer Interns!

The legal team, led by Prof. Urs Gasser at the Berkman Center, explores cross-disciplinary approaches to data privacy and devises new privacy frameworks, legal instruments, and policy recommendations that complement advanced tools for private data analysis being developed in the project.