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Smart Meters, Electricity Usage, and Privacy

My current apartment building has smart meters that measure and report each unit’s electricity usage. While you can get real time high-resolution usage data if you’re willing to stand in front of the meter, the utility company also provides daily … Continue reading

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The University of Maryland Data Breach: Insights and Questions

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu Yesterday evening, the University of Maryland announced that it had suffered a data breach exposing personally identifiable information of approximately 309,079 individuals, including current and former students, current and former faculty … Continue reading

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