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Sep 5, 2013Washington Post
Now that we know the NSA is watching our every move online, it seems almost pointless to try and avoid it. But try we do, as a new Pew Research Center survey shows.
Eighty-six percent of U.S. Internet users have used some method to cove...
Sep 5, 2013New York Times
Most Americans say they believe the law is inadequate in protecting their privacy online. The e-mail or social media accounts of one in five have been broken into. And most American consumers take great efforts to mask their identities online.
Sep 5, 2013AFP
Amid growing fears about online surveillance and data theft, Americans are increasingly taking steps to remove or mask their digital footprints on the Internet, a study showed Thursday.
The Pew Research Center report said 86 percent of ...
Sep 5, 2013The Guardian
Americans are concerned about internet privacy, but they're far less worried about government snooping than they are about their online activity being monitored by hackers and advertisers.
That's according to a survey of 792 internet an...
Sep 5, 2013Associated Press
Americans might be sharing more personal information online than ever through social networking sites and email. But they also want to better control who can see it, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center's Internet and ...
Sep 4, 2013Education Week
Recent findings from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life project indicate that young people could be driving much of the demand and interest in 21st-century libraries. The center found 16- to 29-year-olds are more likely than any ot...
Sep 3, 2013The Digital Shift
In a 2013 survey, 26 percent of School Library Journal subscribers said they currently use
digital textbooks and ebooks, and 11 percent plan to use them. These statistics mirror national trends. Twenty-three percent of Americans over the age of 1...
Aug 30, 2013Marketplace
Data from the Pew Research Center's report, Home Broadband 2013, would suggest that low-income, predominantly-Hispanic Boyle Heights, is exactly the kind of neighborhood where computer illiteracy might be prevalent.
"Adults that don't ...
Aug 29, 2013Washington Post
For the first time in 40 years, a small team is also reinventing the way the library catalogues resources, developing a system that’s designed to become the new global standard. Elsewhere in the library, staffers are creating the institution’s fi...
Aug 27, 2013AFP
The percentage of Americans with high-speed Internet connections at home has reached 70 percent, while just three percent still use dial-up to go online, a study showed Monday.
"We've consistently found that age, educat...
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.