Thursday, July 19, 2012

Berkeley Consumer Privacy Survey

From the article: "Mobile phones are a rich source of personal information about individuals. Both private and public sector actors seek to collect this information. …To inform this debate and to better understand Americans’ attitudes towards privacy in data generated by or stored on mobile phones, we commissioned a nationwide, telephonic (both wireline and wireless) survey of 1,200 households focusing upon mobile privacy issues.

We found that Americans overwhelmingly consider information stored on their mobile phones to be private—at least as private as information stored on their home computers." Read more

See also
Urban, Jennifer M., Chris Jay Hoofnagle and Su Li. "Mobile Phones and Privacy." (July 10, 2012). BCLT Research Paper Series