Berkeley says young people DO care about privacy



But now a group of Berkeley researchers, led by Berkeley Law School’s Chris Jay Hoofnagle, has released a report to prove us all wrong. The researchers came up with a series of questions about privacy, and commissioned a survey of 1,000 Americans 18 years of age and over. Despite their picture posting, tweetaholic, Facebook-status updating ways, young people’s attitudes were aligned with old people’s attitudes when it came to the privacy issues addressed.