On January 9, 2020, faculty member Paul Francis published the article Dear Differential Privacy: Put Up or Shut Up, on Medium. The article, which has now reached 1000 views, describes the failure of Differential Privacy as the basis for data protection in the Facebook / Social Sciences One project.
A paper by MPI-SWS researchers has won both a distinguished paper award and the Internet Defense Prize at the 2019 Usenix Security Conference.
MPI-SWS researcher Deepak Garg, along with his external collaborators, has been awarded a Distinguished Paper Award at the 2019 IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium (CSF 2019).
An article in the career guide of Nature titled "How Germany is winning at turning its research to commercial application" mentions the work of Paul Francis' group on anonymization and the spinoff Aircloak.
Research Spotlight: A General Data Anonymity Measure