Raw Scihub Database

This database contains one week’s worth of downloads from the Sci-Hub scientific papers free download system.

The week is the first week of September 2015. It has 15 columns, and contains over 1.1M downloads from around 160K different pseudonymized IP addresses.

The pseudonymized IP addresses are used as the unique identifier (uid).

The data can be explored via SQL client at https://db001.gda-score.org/. Server ‘PostgreSQL’, database ‘raw_scihub’, table ‘downloads’.

Other databases

The GDA Score project offers a number of real databases that can be used to test and measure anonymization methods.

Raw NYC Taxi Database

This database contains four hours of New York City taxi rides (from Jan. 8, 2013, 8AM to noon).

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K-anonymization

The K-anonymized tables are generated by applying K-anonymity to all columns.

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Pseudonymization, Column Suppression

The column-suppressed pseudonymized tables are generated by simply deleting columns that contain Personally Identifying Information (PII).

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