anonymize

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a·non·y·mize

 (ə-nŏn′ə-mīz′)
tr.v. a·non·y·mized, a·non·y·miz·ing, a·non·y·miz·es
To make anonymous, especially by removing or preventing access to names: medical records that were anonymized for use in a study.


a·non′y·mi·za′tion (-mĭ-zā′shən) n.

anonymize

(əˈnɒnɪˌmaɪz) or

anonymise

vb
(tr) to carry out or organize in such a way as to preserve anonymity: anonymized AIDS screening.
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A key aspect of the new regulations is that businesses will be required to anonymise data used within this process.
As well as using the Tor network to anonymise those using the site, all transactions on the website were conducted using the virtual currency Bitcoins which is untraceable.
He said: "What particularly prompted it was a number of cases where the vulnerable person who was mentioned in the report could be identified no matter how we tried to anonymise it because the circumstances were so particular.
He told the court: "If the order is not made, websites such as Newzbin will simply be able to move offshore, anonymise the individuals behind the website and cock a snook at the courts and at rights holders who put their trust in the courts.
Google has previously stored information about searches indefinitely, but will anonymise it after an 18-24 month period, according to BBC News.
Wickr co-founder Robert Statica said that the company not only offers the most secure form of correspondence but also helps protect users' contacts as they anonymise this information before it leaves the senders phone.
Their lawyer said: "If the order is not made, websites such as Newzbin will simply be able to move offshore, anonymise the individuals behind the website and cock a snook at the courts and at rights holders who put their trust in the courts.
No information we receive when you see a social plug-in is used to target ads, we delete or anonymise this information within 90 days, and we never sell your information," it added.
Date Rate will aggregate them all, anonymise them so I can't figure out who said what, and present them to me.
Orange will anonymise all questions, then transmit them to a medical service consisting of Cameroonian nurses and doctors.
A report, which anonymises all submissions, will then be published.
The website is only accessible through the Tor network - also known as the deep or dark web - which anonymises users' locations and identities.