Privacy tracks web experience

According to this survey by Verisign, Internet users with more than 10 years experience have an 82% trust level with using the Internet.   Those with less than 6 month experience have a 33% trust level.

Is this really about trust or simply accepting the tradeoff between value of using the Internet versus the fact that there is little privacy?  Also, people’s notion that they are safe if they don’t use the Internet is mistaken.  Those people’s private data is available to hackers through the Internet whether they have every opend a web browser or not.

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One Response to “Privacy tracks web experience”

  1. Do people care about online privacy – or not? « Reading Tea Leaves by Randy Wilson Says:

    […] people care about online privacy – or not? By Randy Wilson Last month I posted about the fact that frequent Internet users had an 82% trust level using the web compared to 33% […]

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