Thursday, October 23, 2014

...which left us wondering about the clowns in business and government who spy.

A new study finds that more Americans fear spying from corporations than the government (but only slightly). 

In total, 82 percent of Americans fear corporations, while 74 percent fear the government.

The data comes from a new Chapman University survey of everything that freaks Americans out. In addition to Internet fears, around 65 percent of Americans also fear public speaking — meaning that more Americans are concerned about Internet privacy than speaking in public.

Interesting, but unrelated: 20 percent of Americans are at least somewhat afraid of clowns. (more)