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8/11/2020
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17 Essential Stats About the State of Consumer Privacy

These illuminating numbers offer a glimpse into current consumer attitudes and enterprise readiness for protecting their customers' personal data.
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Pandemic Not Throwing Privacy Concerns Out the Window
The Okta study also shows that COVID-19 may be closing the data-tracking education app, as one in four Americans say the pandemic has made them more aware of data-tracking possibilities. A recent study by Pew Research shows many Americans are deeply divided about how the government uses geolocation tracking information in the pandemic situation, with 62% who believe it is unacceptable to use cell phone data to enforce social distancing rules. Slightly less -- 54% -- believe that such data should be used for contact-tracing purposes. In addition, 48% say it is unacceptable to track people who have tested positive for coronavirus for epidemiological research.
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Pandemic Not Throwing Privacy Concerns Out the Window

The Okta study also shows that COVID-19 may be closing the data-tracking education app, as one in four Americans say the pandemic has made them more aware of data-tracking possibilities. A recent study by Pew Research shows many Americans are deeply divided about how the government uses geolocation tracking information in the pandemic situation, with 62% who believe it is unacceptable to use cell phone data to enforce social distancing rules. Slightly less -- 54% -- believe that such data should be used for contact-tracing purposes. In addition, 48% say it is unacceptable to track people who have tested positive for coronavirus for epidemiological research.

Image Source: Pew Research

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