Keep web his­tory pri­vate, says poll

Warwickshire Telegraph - - NEWS -

MORE than eight out of 10 in­ter­net users be­lieve brows­ing his­tory should be kept pri­vate, a new sur­vey has shown.

The poll, com­mis­sioned by the Joseph Rown­tree Re­form Trust one year af­ter US whistle­blower Ed­ward Snow­don leaked top-se­cret files re­veal­ing the ac­tiv­i­ties of UK and US in­tel­li­gence agencies, showed 85 per cent of those polled be­lieve it is “fairly im­por­tant”, “very im­por­tant” or “es­sen­tial” to keep brows­ing records pri­vate.

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