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  • Who do Britons choosing to trust in the digital age?
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Who are Britons willing to share their data with?

Data privacy has been one of 2019’s biggest issues. People say they’re concerned about their online information, but what data are they comfortable sharing and what do they expect in return? Canvas8 spoke to eight Britons to find out what they’re willing to share about themselves online and to whom.

Location United Kingdom

Scope
The Have I Been Pwned website has revealed that as of November 2019, more than 8.5 billion accounts have been compromised in data breaches worldwide. [1] However, the UK itself has been the focus of several high-profile data breaches in recent years, including the 2019 British Airways security breach and the 2018 NHS WannaCry cyberattack. [2][3] Although these hacks may have garnered news coverage and raised questions about online privacy, it’s still difficult to get users to take steps to protect themselves, proven by the 23.2 million compromised accounts worldwide that use ‘123456’ ...

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