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Study: Students Worried About Their Online Data

STUDENT PRIVACY—UK

October 27, 2011

A survey conducted by YouGov for the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has found that 42 percent of students polled are concerned that their online personal data could affect their future job opportunities, but many are not taking steps to protect their privacy, The Press Association reports. Information Commissioner Christopher Graham said "young people are clearly less relaxed about privacy, particularly in relation to information that they post online--but many may not know what they can do about it." To help educate them, the ICO has launched its Student Brand Ambassador campaign. 
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