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OCEAN: Open-source Collation of eGovernment data And Networks - Understanding Privacy Leaks in Open Government Data

@article{Gupta2013OCEANOC,
  title={OCEAN: Open-source Collation of eGovernment data And Networks - Understanding Privacy Leaks in Open Government Data},
  author={Srishti Gupta and Ponnurangam Kumaraguru},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2013},
  volume={abs/1312.2784}
}
The awareness and sense of privacy has increased in the minds of people over the past few years. Earlier, people were not very restrictive in sharing their personal information, but now they are more cautious in sharing it with strangers, either in person or online. With such privacy expectations and attitude of people, it is difficult to embrace the fact that a lot of information is publicly available on the web. Information portals in the form of the e-governance websites run by Delhi… 
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