Proposing a paid for ad-free social media offering received a resounding "No" from a clear majority of 78.8% respondents, while only 18.2% were open to it. The remaining 3% had other thoughts.
The Data Guard Concept, that promises to keep your data safe, received muted response. 15% were clearly open to pay, 18% claimed they did not "care enough about their personal data". A majority of 63% remained undecided.
Both concepts appear to implies that the willingness or ability to pay for digital services to keep in control of personal data is below 20% of all Americans.
The idea of making cities smarter through use of data did not fare well, due to the concern about surveillance. 55% opted out, while 40% were in support.
The Open taxes concept, which proposes transparency of how much taxes everyone pays and what they are used for, was widely popular. 35% liked it because they wanted to know that even "the rich" pay their fair share. Another 37% liked the idea of holding the government accountable for how it spends their money. The remaining 27.5% disagreed with the concept all together.
The most popular concept - Right to be Forgotten, which requires companies to delete all personal data, when desired - comes with a universal majority of 65%, who want the government to regulate. 32% disagreed because of the ensuing bureaucracy.