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Survey: Two-Thirds Concerned About Privacy

ONLINE PRIVACY

April 19, 2013

The findings of a survey conducted by the federal privacy commissioner shows a growing sense of helplessness over Canadians’ ability to protect their personal information, The Canadian Press reports. While two-thirds of the 1,513 respondents said they’re concerned about their privacy, more than half felt they didn’t know enough about new technologies to determine whether their privacy was at risk, the report states. The poll also reflected mid-range confidence in the government’s ability to protect data and a lack of concern about police drone usage.
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