Approval of information collection

Oct 9, 2013

Q. It has recently been revealed that US agencies have been secretly monitoring most of the world’s phone and internet traffic. This information is shared with friendly governments such as Australia’s.

Do you support or oppose the US government’s secret collecting of this information?

 

 

Support

24%

Oppose

45%

Strongly support

6%

Support

18%

Neither support nor oppose

26%

Oppose

20%

Strongly oppose

25%

Don’t know

6%

Just 24% of people support the US government’s secret collecting of the world’s phone and internet traffic. 45% oppose it.

Liberal/National voters (34%) were more likely to support the US collecting this information.

Labor (58%) and Green (62%) voters were more likely to oppose it.

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