Data breaches could take a toll on e-commerce

Friday, 22 June 2007, 7:56 PM EST

Faced with security breaches and personal data hemorrhages from retailers and a variety of educational and medical facilities, consumers are now becoming more skittish about the potential dangers of e-commerce.

That was one of the findings of a new survey on consumer privacy conducted by the Ponemon Institute, an Elk Creek, Mich.-based research and educational organization that focuses on privacy issues.

At Computerworld.

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