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“A Tool to Verify Digital Records, Even as Technology Shifts”

Batya FriedmanA group of UW researchers, led by Batya Friedman, an iSchool professor and CSE adjunct faculty member, will release the first component of a public system to preserve and authenticate digitized materials that document historical events, such as the Rwanda war crimes. Research by CSE Ph.D. students Alexei Czeskis and Karl Koscher and CSE professor Tadayoshi Kohno played a critical role in the technical aspects of the project.

See the full New York Times article here.

[Update Feb. 7: Friedman was interviewed about the project on the New Hampshire Public Radio show Word of Mouth on February 5th. You can listen to the show here. -SMR]

January 27, 2009