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The perception of surveillance cameras (CCTV) and privacy among the general public in Sweden, August 2017

Lahtinen, Markus LU (2017)
Abstract
During the second week of August, 1,000 Swedes were asked via telephone about their opinions on the use of security cameras in public spaces. Ninety percent of the public were positive when asked the question “What do you think about surveillance cameras in public spaces?” – 49% stat- ing that they are “very positive” and 41% “quite positive”. Furthermore, 72% of the respondents stated that there should be more cameras installed, compared to the number currently in use, while 3% stated a desire to decrease the number of cameras currently in use.
Abstract (Swedish)
During the second week of August, 1,000 Swedes were asked via telephone about their opinions on the use of security cameras in public spaces. Ninety percent of the public were positive when asked the question “What do you think about surveillance cameras in public spaces?” – 49% stat- ing that they are “very positive” and 41% “quite positive”. Furthermore, 72% of the respondents stated that there should be more cameras installed, compared to the number currently in use, while 3% stated a desire to decrease the number of cameras currently in use.
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opinionsundersökning, övervakningskameror, sverige, Integritet, cctv, public spaces, privacy, camera surveillance
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Popular Science
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3 pages
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Lusax security informatics
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English
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yes
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d3050af1-74e1-46e9-ac3e-aa80aee9c744
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http://lusax.se/Lahtinen_2017_OpinionPoll_DataSheet.pdf
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2018-04-29 13:12:16
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2019-12-14 10:53:53
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  abstract     = {During the second week of August, 1,000 Swedes were asked via telephone about their opinions on the use of security cameras in public spaces. Ninety percent of the public were positive when asked the question “What do you think about surveillance cameras in public spaces?” – 49% stat- ing that they are “very positive” and 41% “quite positive”. Furthermore, 72% of the respondents stated that there should be more cameras installed, compared to the number currently in use, while 3% stated a desire to decrease the number of cameras currently in use.},
  author       = {Lahtinen, Markus},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {10},
  publisher    = {Lusax security informatics},
  title        = {The perception of surveillance cameras (CCTV) and privacy among the general public in Sweden, August 2017},
  url          = {http://lusax.se/Lahtinen_2017_OpinionPoll_DataSheet.pdf},
  year         = {2017},
}