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A recent survey has found that 60% of people have heard of Edward Snowden and his revelations about the degree of surveillance conducted by the USNational Security Agency (NSA) and other countries' intelligence agencies, and 39% of them have taken steps to protect their privacy as a result.

The Canadian Centre for International Governance last month released the results of the survey of 23,376 internet users in 24 countries.

One of the study's takeaways: compared to one year ago, when revelations were still rolling out in NSA-gate, 43% of users now avoid certain websites and applications and 39% now change their passwords regularly.

The full roster of steps that...

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