NSA, privacy and Edward Snowden

Poll Questions

Q: What do you think is more important right now - (for the federal government to investigate possible terrorist threats, even if that intrudes on personal privacy); or (for the federal government not to intrude on personal privacy, even if that limits its ability to investigate possible terrorist threats)?

No opinion

Q: A former government contractor named Edward Snowden has released information to the media about intelligence-gathering efforts by the U.S. National Security Agency. Do you support or oppose Snowden being charged with a crime for disclosing the NSA’s intelligence-gathering efforts?

No opinion

Q: All told, do you think Snowden's disclosures have harmed U.S. security or not? (IF YES) Do you think they have harmed U.S. security a great deal or somewhat?

Q: (ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE A) Obama is scheduled to visit Russia later this summer. If Russia grants temporary asylum to Snowden, helping him to avoid facing charges in the United States, do you think Obama should (cancel his visit to Russia) or (go ahead with his visit regardless)?

No opinion

Q: ((ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE A) Again, if Russia assists Snowden, do you think the United States should boycott the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia OR should the United States participate in the Olympic Games regardless?

No opinion

Q: (ASKED OF HALF SAMPLE B) Say another country grants asylum to Snowden, helping him to avoid facing charges in the United States. Do you think the United States should impose economic penalties by restricting its trade with any such country or do you think the U.S. should not impose economic penalties?

No opinion

Q: Do you think that the National Security Agency's surveillance of telephone call records and internet traffic does or does not intrude on some Americans' privacy rights?

No opinion

Q: (IF INTRUDES ON SOME AMERICANS' PRIVACY RIGHTS) Do you think those intrusions are justified or not justified?

No opinion

Q: Do you think the NSA surveillance program does or does not intrude on your own personal privacy rights?

No opinion

Q: (IF INTRUDES ON YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS) Do you think those intrusions are justified or not justified?

No opinion

Q: Would you say the NSA's surveillance program is making the United States (safer) from terrorism, (less safe), or not making much difference?

Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...

 
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