pewinternet: After the June 2013 National Security Agency leaks…

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pewinternet: After the June 2013 National Security Agency leaks by Edward Snowden revealing the U.S. government’s surveillance of Americans’ online and phone communications, Pew Research Center began an in-depth exploration of people’s views and behaviors related to privacy. This is what we learned: – 91% of adults agree or strongly agree that consumers have lost control of how personal information is collected and used by companies.- 86% of internet users have taken steps online to remove or mask their digital footprints, but young adults are more focused on online privacy than their elders.- 52% of Americans describe themselves as “very concerned” or “somewhat concerned” about government surveillance of data and electronic communications, compared with 46% who are “not very concerned” or “not at all concerned.” For more: The state of privacy in America: What we learned

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