We Don’t Care
We don’t care. At least not on a personal level. That’s the only reasonable interpretation of the data on the general lack of uptake for personal private security measures among the general population.
To take the first, and most obvious example, encryption policy is a debate that is roiling Washington—pitting law enforcement concerns about “going dark” against civil liberatarian fears of big brother and goverment abuse. Yet the general populace seems not to care. Roughly one in five use encryption on their devices:
Now, it is possible that this understates the use of encryption. There is at least some possibility that the fraction of “I don’t know” includes some people whose devices are encrypted because they have a device (like a newer Apple) that encrypts automatically. At least in theory that means that the prevalance of encryption may be greater than
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