Kerfuffle (/kərˈfəfəl/): a commotion or fuss, especially one caused by conflicting views. "There was a kerfuffle over the use of differential privacy for the 2020 Census." This talk will give a too-brief introduction to some of the issues that played out in tweets, court proceedings, and academic preprints. We'll also discuss approaches and challenges to understanding the effect of differential privacy on downstream policy.

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