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Half of Brits support govt access to comms data - survey

Wednesday 27 April 2016 | 15:07 CET | News
Half (51%) of Brits would, 'in principle', support handing access to their personal communication and internet browsing history to the security services, according to a YouGov survey for UK IT managed services provider Redcentric. A closer examination of the data shows that political affiliations and age had a bearing on the levels of support. Six in ten (62%) of Conservative and UKIP voters supported the security services use of these forms of information, while young adults (aged 18-24) proved to be the most wary, with only 40 percent supporting handing their data to the UK authorities.

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