The Swedish general public’s attitudes towards the use of surveillance cameras in public spaces, April 2018

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The Swedish general public’s attitudes towards the use of surveillance cameras in public spaces, April 2018. / Lahtinen, Markus.

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T1 - The Swedish general public’s attitudes towards the use of surveillance cameras in public spaces, April 2018

AU - Lahtinen, Markus

PY - 2018/4/17

Y1 - 2018/4/17

N2 - During the first week of April, 1,000 Swedes were asked via telephone about their opinions on the use of surveillance cameras in public spaces. Ninety percent (90%) of the public were positive when asked the question “What do you think about surveillance cameras in public spaces?” – 49% stating that they are “very positive” and 41% “quite positive”. Furthermore, 72% of the respond- ents stated that there should be more surveillance cameras installed, compared to the number cur- rently in use; while 3% stated a desire to decrease the number of surveillance cameras currently in use.

AB - During the first week of April, 1,000 Swedes were asked via telephone about their opinions on the use of surveillance cameras in public spaces. Ninety percent (90%) of the public were positive when asked the question “What do you think about surveillance cameras in public spaces?” – 49% stating that they are “very positive” and 41% “quite positive”. Furthermore, 72% of the respond- ents stated that there should be more surveillance cameras installed, compared to the number cur- rently in use; while 3% stated a desire to decrease the number of surveillance cameras currently in use.

KW - opinion poll

KW - surveillance cameras

KW - Sweden

KW - privacy

M3 - Web publication/Blog post

PB - Lusax security informatics

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