Mass US Surveillance Has People Scared to Express Online Views

image.jpegA newly published study suggests that many Americans are afraid to express controversial views online due to fears of government surveillance. The study, conducted by Wayne State University’s Elizabeth Stoycheff, found that people who were “primed with information” about government surveillance prior to questioning were much less likely to disclose political views, and were reluctant to express non-mainstream opinion, AntiWar.com reports.  Since Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency’s use of controversial online surveillance programs in 2013, there has been widespread speculation about the potentially deleterious effects of online government monitoring,” Stoycheff wrote. Read more:



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