Pew has a new poll out on Americans’ attitudes toward privacy, and it is full of interesting findings. A New York Times blog piece on the poll focused on the so-called “privacy paradox”—people’s seeming willingness to share personal information despite their professed concern over privacy (more on that below). But for me the most striking finding
80% of adults say Americans should be concerned about the government’s monitoring of phone calls and internet communications. Just 18% disagree.