See here for a report produced jointly as an outcome of the DATA-PSST! ESRC-funded project on which I am CI:
Public Feeling on Privacy, Security and Surveillance: A joint report by DATA-PSST! and Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society. Nov 2015.
As the British Government debates its Investigatory Powers Bill in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, you may be interested in understanding what the British public (and wider EU public) actually think on issues of Privacy, Security, Surveillance and Trust. Many opinion polls have been conducted since Edward Snowden’s leaks in 2013 of governmental surveillance of citizens’ digital communications. The public opinion picture is nuanced and complex. Unsurprisingly, different polls are used by opposing sides to support their cause.
This report summarises a range of polls and in-depth studies since 2013, making observations and recommendations that will be of great interest to anyone legislating or campaigning on Privacy, Security and Surveillance, and concerned to maintain public trust.
This is a joint output from ESRC-sponsored projects, DATA-PSST! and Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society.
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