The Brookings Institution has published the results of a recent online survey of 2,006 Americans on topics related to digital privacy and consumer data security. One of the more revealing conclusions was nearly three-quarters of respondents often ignore business terms of service, making notice and consent requirements unproductive. The survey also showed that 67% of people would prefer one set of government rules regarding how companies manage online consumer data, while 78% wants the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to develop a registry for opting out of personal data sharing. When asked about the importance of online privacy, 80% of respondents rated their privacy as important.
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