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Infographic Jan. 14, 2016

Privacy and Information Sharing: Scenarios

Survey respondents from the report Privacy and Information Sharing were presented with six hypothetical scenarios, each of which involved sharing some level of personal data in exchange for using a product or service.

Report Jan. 14, 2016

Privacy and Information Sharing

Many Americans say they might provide personal information in commercial settings, depending on the deal being offered and how much risk they face.

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Data Visualization Nov. 10, 2015

Google Play Store Apps Permissions

Pew Research Center performed an analysis of 1,041,336 apps in the Google Play Store as of September 2014 to determine the specific permissions requested by each app.

Report Nov. 10, 2015

Apps Permissions in the Google Play Store

Analysis of over 1 million apps in Google’s Android operating system in 2014 shows apps can seek 235 different kinds of permissions from smartphone users. The average app asks for five permissions.

Presentations Jun. 3, 2015

Privacy in the Digital Age

Lee Rainie discusses what research is showing us about privacy strategies and statistics.

Report May. 20, 2015

Americans’ Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance

Many Americans want control over their personal information and freedom from observation during the activities of their daily lives, but they are not confident that the government agencies or businesses that collect data about them can keep that information private and secure.

Presentations Mar. 16, 2015

The Changing Privacy Landscape

Lee Rainie details the social and business implications of a reshaped privacy landscape

Report Mar. 16, 2015

Americans’ Privacy Strategies Post-Snowden

Nearly two years after Snowden’s revelations, 87% of Americans say they have heard about U.S. surveillance programs. Among them, 25% say they have changed their own technological behaviors in some way.

Presentations Jan. 23, 2015

Networked Privacy in the Age of Surveillance, Sousveillance, Coveillance

Lee Rainie presents survey findings about how people navigate privacy in a networked world in their relationship with government, commercial enterprises and each other.

Report Dec. 18, 2014

The Future of Privacy

Will governments and corporations expand current tracking policies? Or will innovators create new ways for individuals to control personal information? Experts are divided on whether a secure and balanced privacy-rights infrastructure will be in place by 2025.