Americans Want Economy-Wide, Federal Privacy Protections
- May 13, 2020
In a poll of 2,744 U.S. adults, Americans said they want consistent privacy protections regardless of where they live or the type of company they interact with.
Americans Want Consistent Privacy Protections Across State Lines
93% of respondents say it is “extremely,” “very,” or “somewhat” likely that their personal information will be misused when it’s not protected by the same law or consistent regulations across the entire country.
78% of respondents say that their privacy protections should not change depending on where they live in the U.S.
Americans Want Consistent Privacy Protections Online & Offline
More Americans know how to find information about their privacy protections and settings with online platforms than they do with brick and mortar businesses.
of respondents say that personal information should have the same protections regardless of whether it’s shared with an online company or brick and mortar business.
Virtually all respondents say that it is important to have privacy protections that cover the data they share with online companies and brick and mortar businesses alike.
Many Americans Are Comfortable Sharing Data With Companies In Exchange For Free Or Low-Cost Services
Percentage Of Respondents Who Are “Extremely,” “Very,” Or “Somewhat” Comfortable With: