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Ever Lose Credit or Debit Information Online?

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

President Obama is pushing new legislation that would prod businesses to be more forthcoming when they are hit with an Internet breach, but most Americans who have been affected by such a breach rate the response positively.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 40% of Americans say they have had credit card or debit card information stolen, and 45% of these adults say they have lost this information through a major data breach at a retailer they’ve bought things from. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 800 Adults was conducted on January 12-13, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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