Jerry Reiter gave an invited presentation in front of the Ryan Murray Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission on the role of statistical methodologies and technologies in protecting data privacy. The Ryan Murray Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2016 was jointly introduced by U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI), and signed into law on March 30, 2016. The Commision is described at https://www.cep.gov/about.html . The announcement of Jerry's talk is at https://www.cep.gov/meetings/2017-02-24.html .