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.”

Read Later

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s