We motivate and review the definition of differential privacy, survey some results on differentially private statistical estimators, and outline a research agenda. This survey is based on two presentations given by the authors at an NCHS/CDC sponsored workshop on data privacy in May 2008.
Dwork, Cynthia and Smith, Adam
"Differential Privacy for Statistics: What we Know and What we Want to Learn,"
Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality: Vol. 1
, Article 2.
Available at: http://repository.cmu.edu/jpc/vol1/iss2/2