The Anonymity Impossibility: Stats, Surveys, and Figures

A few graphs of why people value privacy online. Remember as well, privacy online is not a binary switch that somebody can just flip on, there are degrees, and the vast majority of people still allow for cross-site cookies, javascript and more nefarious means of unique identification without even realising it.

“The internet has changed the way we write, communicate, relax and more. Now, it seems, the internet has changed our perceptions about information security. The 17% increase in the number of internet users who are concerned about the amount of their personal information available online over the last 5 years will most likely only increase as more Ashley Madisons, Targets, and politicians suffer (or sometimes create) private information breaches. It would seem that anonymity is becoming mainstream.”

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