Experts Expect Public Living to Become the Default by 2025

While experts disagree on whether there will be an established privacy infrastructure by 2025, they agreed that we'd just have to get used to public living.

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In honor of the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, the Pew Research Center has released a series of reports about how digital technology will impact the way we live in 2025. The latest in this series takes a look at the future of privacy and how it will evolve over the next decade.

Pew canvassed more than 2,500 experts and asked if they thought there would be a reliable and trusted privacy infrastructure by 2025, what they saw as the 2025 reality and how the public norms about privacy would be different.

The experts were split: 55 percent said there would be no accepted privacy rights infrastructure, 45 percent said there would be.



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