A majority of Americans report being very or somewhat concerned about the way their data is being used by companies (79%) or the government (64%), via #DataPrivacyDay
49% of Americans say it is unacceptable for smart speaker makers to sharing users' audio recordings with law enforcement to help with criminal investigations; 25% think that is acceptable. Rest are not sure in NEW survey
Cite the next time someone tells you that we've all normalized corporate surveillance and are happy with the benefit/risk ratio. It seems we're actually quite concerned. h/t
Americans are generally concerned and confused about #privacy here and they aren't confident companies will admit mistakes with personal data and take responsibility for them and that government will hold them accountable. NEW report
Roughly 60% U.S. adults don’t think it possible to go through daily life without having their data collected by corps or govt. Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused &Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information #privacy via
"81% of the American public say that the potential risks they face because of data collection by companies outweigh the benefits, and 66% say the same about government data collection."
Pew Research survey finds that 79% of US adults are very or somewhat concerned about how companies are using their data. Yet still they use Facebook etc.
This study was first published last year but they seem to have reissued it in a different format. Here's the original report which covered a wider range of subjects
Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused and Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information, By , , , Andrew Perrin, Madhu Kumar & Erica Turner |