Online information: security concerns regarding institutions and individuals 2014

This statistic presents the share of internet users who say that their online behavior would be seriously affected if they found out that others could access and use their personal information online. During a 2014 survey of daily internet users, it was found that 48 percent of respondents felt that their online behavior would be seriously affected if individuals not acquainted with them could access and use their personal information online. Further survey results indicated that 81 percent of users were not using aliases when commenting or expressing personal opinion online.

Internet users who say that their online behavior would be seriously affected if they found out that others could access and use their personal information online as of February 2014

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Source

Release date

February 2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

February 2014

Number of respondents

3,311 respondents

Age group

15 to 69 years

Special properties

Daily internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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