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Table 3 Strengths and weaknesses of anonymization tools (adapted from [13])

From: Geolocation with respect to personal privacy for the Allergy Diary app - a MASK study

  Is singling out still a risk? Is linkability still a risk? Is inference still a risk? Spoiling DB
Pseudonymisation Yes Yes Yes Yes
Noise addition Yes Yes May not May
k-anonymity(general) No May not May not No
k-anonymity on MASK-DB No No No No