Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online from @pewresearch

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Most (US) internet users would like to be anonymous online at least occasionally, but many think it is not possible to be completely anonymous online. New findings in a national survey show:

  • 86% of internet users have taken steps online to remove or mask their digital footprints—ranging from clearing cookies to encrypting their email, from avoiding using their name to using virtual networks that mask their internet protocol (IP) address.
  • 55% of internet users have taken steps to avoid observation by specific people, organizations, or the government

Love human behaviour, they think that by deleting what it says on their computer that the record has gone……