Most Americans support right to have some personal info removed from online searches

26 08 2020

Brooke Auxier
Pew Research Center
January 27, 2020

Americans prefer to keep certain information about themselves outside the purview of online searches, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in June 2019. Given the option, 74% of U.S. adults say it is more important to be able to “keep things about themselves from being searchable online,” while 23% say it is more important to be able to “discover potentially useful information about others.”

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