Using private IDs in public

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Alex Parsons

Unique identifiers for people and companies add enormous value to anti-corruption datasets like beneficial ownership registers, but releasing them has privacy implications. This paper explores different approaches to make private IDs useful in public or internally shared datasets.

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Parsons, A. (2020). Using private IDs in public. [online] mySociety Research. Available at: [Accessed 18 Jan 2021].