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No Intruder, no Validity: Evaluation Criteria for Privacy-Preserving Text Anonymization

@article{Mozes2021NoIN,
  title={No Intruder, no Validity: Evaluation Criteria for Privacy-Preserving Text Anonymization},
  author={Maximilian Mozes and Bennett Kleinberg},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2103.09263}
}
For sensitive text data to be shared among NLP researchers and practitioners, shared documents need to comply with data protection and privacy laws. There is hence a growing interest in automated approaches for text anonymization. However, measuring such methods’ performance is challenging: missing a single identifying attribute can reveal an individual’s identity. In this paper, we draw attention to this problem and argue that researchers and practitioners developing automated text… 

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