77% of Google users dont know it records personal data

More than three quarters of web surfers don't realize that Google records and stores information that may identify them, according to a new opinion poll. The phone poll was conducted at the weekend by the Ponemon Institute in the wake of the DoJ subpoenas last week, and sampled over a thousand internet users.

It's a pretty extraordinary statistic, and suggests that the battle for internet privacy is far from over - and indeed, may hardly even have started. 77% of Google users don't know it records personal data | The Register

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