POLL DU JOUR

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● 76 per­cent of U.S. vot­ers are un­com­fort­able with in­ter­net ser­vice providers sell­ing their per­sonal data to third par­ties.

● 73 per­cent as­sume that web­sites they use track their on­line be­hav­ior and what they view.

● 70 per­cent are un­com­fort­able with in­ter­net providers track­ing what web­sites they visit.

● 67 per­cent are un­com­fort­able with the providers’ use of their data for “re­search pur­poses.”

● 64 per­cent trust their health in­sur­ance com­pany to keep their per­sonal data pri­vate; 39 per­cent trust Google, 22 per­cent trust Twit­ter.

Source: A Morn­ing Con­sult/Politico poll of 1,995 reg­is­tered U.S. vot­ers con­ducted March 30-April 1.

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