Half of UK concerned internet is eroding personal privacy
Almost half of the UK's online population are concerned the internet is eroding their personal privacy, according to market research firm GlobalWebIndex.
Some 48% of the online population of the UK aged between 16-64 worry about the internet’s impact on their privacy, although the UK only ranks 24 out of 32 in a study that ranks how concerned countries are towards privacy.
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The study of 170,000 individuals, which was timed to coincide with today’s (28 February) Data Privacy Day, found that globally 56% of people are concerned the internet is eroding their privacy, with the South Koreans and Chinese being most worried.
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GlobalWebIndex’s research claims some 1.4 million of the
The research additionally found that there are 1.95 million Snapchat users in the
Services including Snapchat have been accused of not doing enough to secure privacy of their users in the past.
Snapchat fell victim to a hack that led to 4.6 million usernames and number being published by a site called SnapchatDB.info.
This article was first published on marketingmagazine.co.uk
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