Today we can find monuments, restaurants or shops in one click, but are these technologies safe for our privacy? In this post we will review Geo-indistinguishability, one of the anonymization techniques used to anonymize the geographic location of an individual.
During the following minute thousands of applications will request millions of people to reveal their location. However, these data are extremely sensitive, so their processing needs to be done to avoid compromise the privacy of the users.
How can we guarantee that our data is really anonymous or that there is no risk to privacy? The answer to this question is simple: absolute guarantees do not exist. That is why it is so important to invest in R&D to advance in this type of techniques.
On the occasion of the Safer Internet Day, Gradiant would like to tell you the story of our friend Pepe and his experience on the Internet