Blowfish privacy: tuning privacy-utility trade-offs using policies

  title={Blowfish privacy: tuning privacy-utility trade-offs using policies},
  author={X. He and Ashwin Machanavajjhala and B. Ding},
  booktitle={SIGMOD Conference},
  • X. He, Ashwin Machanavajjhala, B. Ding
  • Published in SIGMOD Conference 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Privacy definitions provide ways for trading-off the privacy of individuals in a statistical database for the utility of downstream analysis of the data. In this paper, we present Blowfish, a class of privacy definitions inspired by the Pufferfish framework, that provides a rich interface for this trade-off. In particular, we allow data publishers to extend differential privacy using a policy, which specifies (a) secrets, or information that must be kept secret, and (b) constraints that may be… CONTINUE READING
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