Pew Research finds more Americans value their privacy in the abstract than in reality

The Pew Research survey results in the above graphic show Americans care plenty about privacy, but they also say a lot about how that concern rises and falls depending on the situation. And not in a good way.

Pew asked 461 adults:

In response to the following question: “Privacy means different things to different people today. In thinking about all of your daily interactions – both online and offline – please tell me how important each of the following are to you …”

Pew headlines the results this way: “Americans hold strong views about privacy in everyday life.”

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Network World Paul McNamara