Personal information leaks app default checkbox the most serious problem
"Data shows that among the APP personal information protection problems encountered by respondents, the most frequently selected question is the default check, accounting for 64.69%." Recently, sponsored by the Southern Metropolis Daily Big Data Research Institute · Nandu Personal Information Protection Research Center At the "2019 Woodpecker Data Governance Forum", Chen Zhifang, a researcher at Nandu Personal Information Protection Research Center, said when he released the "2019 Personal Information Security Annual Report" (hereinafter referred to as the "Report").
Chen Zhifang introduced that in January 2018, Nandu Personal Information Protection Research Center measured 100 commonly used apps and found that the default check problem is the most serious. Prior to user registration, it is not uncommon for "default check" to agree to corporate user agreements and privacy policies. Nearly half of the apps adopt the "click to register and agree" method, and another 29% of apps check by default to agree.
The "Report" pointed out that 95% of the respondents had experienced personal information leakage, and the respondents believed that the personal information protection problem of intermediary service apps was the most prominent, accounting for 52.46%; followed by online shopping, financial lending, map navigation, learning and education Wait, more than half of the respondents received harassment or sales calls after signing up for the app.
In response to these problems, on January 25 this year, the four departments of the Central Network Information Office, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, and the General Administration of Market Regulation jointly issued the "Announcement on the Implementation of the Special Governance on the Collection and Use of Personal Information by APPs in Violation of Laws and Regulations." In the survey, over 80% of the respondents were aware of APP's special governance work and were aware of APP rectification actions in governance. Among them, nearly 63% of respondents believe that they have learned about APPs that have violations of laws and regulations through the APP's special governance work. Other interviewees believe that they have channels to complain about APP disorder, and they can learn about the rectification situation of APP operators and learn about the latest developments in government regulatory policies.
The "Report" shows that as the public's awareness of personal information protection increases, nearly 80% of respondents will actively make privacy-related settings. When asked if they were willing to pay for privacy protection, more than half of the respondents thought that they could accept advertisements based on browsing history and continue to use free apps. In addition, about 30% of respondents are willing to pay for privacy protection. Among them, 65.07% of respondents accept payment of 0 to 30 yuan per month; 23.50% of respondents accept payment of 30 to 60 yuan per month .
For the precise advertising of APPs, the respondents have a high acceptance rate, and 70% think it is acceptable. Among them, more than 40% think that it is not necessary if they just meet the needs, but they do not want to be too frequent. The better. A few interviewees expressed their dislike and felt snooped or eavesdropped. Only 6.48% of respondents often used the app to turn off precision advertising.