Most Americans say they believe the law is inadequate in protecting their privacy online.
How is it that the System, Big Business, Big Data, and the Cult of Special Interests can subvert the will of the people so easily? Why do we not have a digital bill of rights for our data? Seems most Americans want laws to protect our data.
The e-mail or social media accounts of one in five have been broken into.
If 1 in 5 houses or businesses had been broken into we’d certainly agree something needs to be done.
most American consumers take great efforts to mask their identities online
Of course they do. Where we shop and what we buy is nobody’s business but our own. We need some rules to anonymize the commercial data gathered about us.
Apparently, most Americans do have something to hide – at least from complete strangers trying to profit from knowing what they do online.
NYTimes: Americans Go to Great Lengths to Mask Web Travels, Survey Finds