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Study: Americans More Trusting of Gov’t Than Business Sites

ONLINE PRIVACY—U.S.

December 15, 2011

A new study has found that a majority of Americans deem government and big media websites to be more reliable and trustworthy than private business websites, reports the Associated Press. Published by the University of Southern California, the study, which surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. households, found that almost half of the respondents said they are concerned about companies tracking them online, while 38 percent expressed the same concern about tracking by the government. 
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