Opinion on stopping hacktivism in Canada 2015

This statistic presents the opinion on stopping hacktivism in Canada as of December 2015. During the survey period it was found that 20 percent of Canadian internet users strongly agreed that hacktivists were breaking the law and should be stopped. The majority of respondents only somewhat agreed with the statement.

Do you agree that hacktivists are breaking the law and should be stopped?

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Release date

April 2016



Survey time period

November 20 to December 4, 2015

Number of respondents

1,002 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: "As you may know, there are "hacktivist" groups like Anonymous which hack into armed forces, government and company systems and then publish confidential material that they think the public has a right to know. When it comes to exposing the confidential information of various groups, do you agree or disagree with the following: Hacktivist groups are breaking the law and should be stopped."

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