Public opinion of Americans on whether the NSA's secret data collection without a suspicion of wrongdoing is acceptable

This graph shows the results of two independent polls conducted by the Pew Research Center, Rasmussen Reports, and Gallup in June 2013, measuring the level of public acceptance of the NSA phone tracking and data collection on citizens without the necessity of a suspicion of any wrongdoing. The results are divided. The majority of the respondents of the Rasmussen poll are against governmental data collection (59%). The majority of the Pew poll are in favor of data collection as a measure against terrorism (56%).

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 Rasmussen ReportsPew Research CenterGallup
In favor of data collection 26% 56% 37%
Against data collection 59% 41% 53%
No opinion 15% 2% 10%
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