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Correction: Internet Census 2012

Due to an editor's error, this story mistakenly attributed the Internet Census 2012 to Gordon Lyon, who runs SecLists.org. The Internet Census posting was by an unnamed researcher, not Lyon.

By March 19, 2013

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Berkeley Law's first Web Privacy Census is out and it's troubling

That Web site you love? It's tracking you. So is the other one. In fact, so are all of the top 100 sites, according to new research.

By June 27, 2012

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Who knew? 72-year-old census data proves irresistible

A data dump from the 1940 census reveals life in the Great Depression and the New Deal era -- and draws huge digital crowds that overwhelm servers.

By April 2, 2012

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The census' broken privacy promise

Despite decades-old assurances census data would be private and pose no harm, the federal government is releasing data that could reveal family skeletons or lead to identity theft.

By April 2, 2012

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Exoplanets more common than stars, galactic census finds

The findings lend support to the hope that somewhere up in the night sky is an Earth-like world.

By January 12, 2012

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LulzSec hackers deny stealing UK census data, first arrest made

Hack attack! Rumours are flying around the Internet that LulzSec has stolen UK census data and seen one of its members arrested. Is the net closing on headline-grabbing hackers?

By June 21, 2011

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Hey robots, census wants to know all about you

Data gathering for the U.S. 2010 Census may be finished, but it's just begun for Carnegie Mellon's Robot Census 2010. Have a robot? Let it stand up and be counted.

By October 13, 2010

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Census of Marine Life reveals hidden life in oceans (photos)

The most massive undertaking of its kind, a 10-year project to understand the ocean ecosystem is complete.

17 Images October 5, 2010

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Tallying up census-related privacy concerns

CNET reporter Declan McCullagh talks about privacy concerns arising around U.S. census-taking time, and why those worries might be heightened in 2010.

By March 22, 2010

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Census time heightens privacy concerns

As the 2010 census gets under way, critics spurred by a distrust of government data collection can also draw on issues raised about methods and policies in the digital era.

By March 22, 2010