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2011-06-04 07:55:00

According to a new survey, 48 percent of Internet users ages 16 and older are worried about companies checking their actions on the Internet. "Many of us are worried that the Big Brother in our lives is actually Big Business," Jeffrey I. Cole, director of the Center for the Digital Future at USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, said in a statement referring to the figure that just 38 percent of Internet users are worried about the government watching them online."Internet...

2010-07-26 08:53:00

LOS ANGELES. July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Millions of Americans use Twitter - just don't ask any of them to pay for it. The annual study of the impact of the Internet on Americans by the Center for the Digital Future found that 49 percent of Internet users said they have used free micro-blogs such as Twitter. But when asked if they would be willing to pay for Twitter, zero percent said yes. "Such an extreme finding that produced a zero response underscores the difficulty of getting...

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