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straddle

1. Athletics a high-jumping technique in which the body is parallel with the bar and the legs straddle it at the highest point of the jump
2. (in poker) the stake put up after the ante in poker by the second player after the dealer
3. Irish a wooden frame placed on a horse's back to which panniers are attached
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But - if I may straddle the fence in a way which endangers my own safety - I can also see the council's point of view about this.
Lawmakers and companies have known this for a while now, and most companies (including Apple), especially advertising firms, now straddle the fence - claiming the information they collect is effectively anonymized; when a significant portion of that data can be simply be de-anonymized.