This project is a broad, multidisciplinary effort to help enable the collection, analysis, and sharing of personal data for research in social science and other fields while providing privacy for individual subjects.
It is a Harvard-based, collaborative effort between the Center for Research on Computation and Society, the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and the Data Privacy Lab.
It received seed funding from Google Inc., and will now be supported primarily as a Frontier project in the NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program.
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