Guardian readers on privacy: ‘we trust government over corporations’

Guardian readers on privacy: ‘we trust government over corporations’
By Thomas McMullan

Government can’t be trusted to store data safely, our readers say, but the public’s sense of what is private is shifting

There have been few public disclosures to put privacy and surveillance on the agenda as much as Edward Snowden in June 2013. Yet outside the technology industry and surveillance community itself, how much impact did the story make, and what have been the wider implications for citizens and their attitudes to online privacy?

We asked Guardian readers whether they felt happy to trade off online privacy for online security. And what about private companies; is it a fair exchange if they use our personal data to allow them to make better products and services?

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October 18, 2015 at 07:00AM
via Technology | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1kfmUBT

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