That cloud over your head? Blame it on personal data insecurity.
That’s one of the observations from the Pew Research Center, based on surveys to assess attitudes in the United States about privacy, security and surveillance.
Government monitoring and significant corporate data breaches got us to this point. They’ve led to what Pew’s survey report authors call “a cloud of personal ‘data insecurity’ that now looms over many Americans’ daily decisions and activities.”