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Will online privacy problems be solved by 2025? Experts respond in Pew study
Will online privacy problems be solved by 2025? Experts respond in Pew study

As the boundaries between privacy and public information blur, policymakers and technology innovators will struggle to respond, according to a Pew Research Center study on the future of privacy released Thursday. A survey of experts responded with a split opinion on whether politicians and the tech industry could create a “secure, popularly accepted, and trusted privacy-rights infrastructure by 2025 that allows for business innovation and monetization" while offering people accessible options for protecting their personal information. About 55% of the 2,511 respondents said they did not believe an accepted privacy-rights infrastructure would exist in the next decade, while 45%...

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