Lee Rainie discusses what research is showing us about privacy strategies and statistics.
Many Americans want control over their personal information and freedom from observation during the activities of their daily lives, but they are not confident that the government agencies or businesses that collect data about them can keep that information private and secure.
Lee Rainie details the social and business implications of a reshaped privacy landscape
Nearly two years after Snowden's revelations, 87% of Americans say they have heard about U.S. surveillance programs. Among them, 25% say they have changed their own technological behaviors in some way.
Lee Rainie presents survey findings about how people navigate privacy in a networked world in their relationship with government, commercial enterprises and each other.
Pew Research Center has been studying Americans’ attitudes about their own personal information security and that of their families for years. Here are a few highlights.
Will governments and corporations expand current tracking policies? Or will innovators create new ways for individuals to control personal information? Experts are divided on whether a secure and balanced privacy-rights infrastructure will be in place by 2025.
A majority of Americans feel that their privacy is being challenged along such core dimensions as the security of their personal information and their ability to retain confidentiality.
Experts believe nations, rogue groups, and malicious individuals will step up their assaults on communications networks, targeting institutions, financial services agencies, utilities, and consumers over the next decade. Many also predict effective counter moves will generally contain the damage.
73% of adult internet users have seen someone be harassed in some way online and 40% have personally experienced it. Respondents who have personally experienced online harassment were asked to elaborate about their most recent incident in their own words.