Which, of the following, if any, concerns you most about the information delivered to "Internet of Things"?*
Concerns about connected devices use in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2014
This statistic depicts individuals' concerns about connected devices in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2014. In 2013, 14.5 percent of respondents reported concerns that companies or organisations will sell their personal information to other companies or organisations.
Which, of the following, if any, concerns you most about the information delivered to "Internet of Things"?*
Someone will hack into the device and do something maliciousI don't know how the information that is collected by these device(s) will be usedCompanies/organizations will sell my personal information to other companies/organizationsOrganizations will be able to track my life (e.g., actions, whereabouts, etc.)Companies/organizations will use my personal information to market to meI have no concernsOther
201324.4%20.9%14.5%17.1%8.2%14.1%0.8%
201431%22%19%12%8%7%0%
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Source

Release date

October 2014

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2013 to 2014**

Number of respondents

1,001*

Special properties

employed consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* n (2013) = 1000; n (2014) = 1001.
** Date of most recent survey was September 8-17, 2014.
Age of respondents not specified.

"Internet of Things" refers to machines, devices, sensors, cars, cameras, appliances and other items that are connected to the Internet and often to each other.Examples of connected devices include: Smart TVs, smartwatches, GPS navigation devices, electronic toll collection devices and wireless fitness trackers.

Concerns about connected devices use in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2014
This statistic depicts individuals' concerns about connected devices in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2014. In 2013, 14.5 percent of respondents reported concerns that companies or organisations will sell their personal information to other companies or organisations.
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