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Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused and Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information


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Primary researchers

Brooke Auxier, Research Associate Lee Rainie, Director, Internet and Technology Research Monica Anderson, Associate Director Andrew Perrin, Research Analyst Madhu Kumar, Research Assistant Erica Turner, Research Intern

Research team

Aaron Smith, Director, Data Labs Emily Vogels, Research Associate Skye Toor, Data Science Assistant

Editorial and graphic design

Margaret Porteus, Information Graphics Designer David Kent, Copy Editor

Communications and web publishing

Shawnee Cohn, Communications Manager Sara Atske, Associate Digital Producer

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