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Nearly 3 in 10 EU smartphone users never restrict access to personal data - study

Monday 28 January 2019 | 12:13 CET | News
An average of nearly one in three (28%) smartphone users in the European Union never restricted or refused app access to their personal data in 2018, according to a study conducted by Eurostat to mark Data Protection Day. According to the research, 75 percent of people aged 16-74 in the EU used a smartphone for private purposes in 2018, with less than one half (43%) of those users reporting that they had a security system that had been automatically installed or provided with their handset's operating system.

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