Should law enforcement agencies have a right to access citizens' online communications for valid national security reasons?

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Share of respondents who agree strongly/somewhat
Tunisia84.4%
Nigeria82.4%
India81.88%
Great Britain80.49%
Sweden80.07%
Pakistan76.99%
Indonesia76.44%
Kenya75.35%
Australia74.97%
Italy71.97%
France71.25%
Total69.99%
United States69%
China66.85%
Canada65.11%
Mexico64.18%
Poland63.74%
Egypt62.21%
South Africa61.11%
Brazil58.88%
Japan57.11%
Turkey54.84%
Hong Kong54.81%
Germany53.68%
South Korea52.78%
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This statistic presents the share of global internet users who believe law enforcement should have a right to access citizens' online communications for security reasons as of December 2015, by country. During the global survey, it was found that 80 percent of internet users from Great Britain agreed with law enforcement access of private communications for national security reasons.

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