Q: How concerned are you that computer systems of U.S. business could be the target of a major cyber-attack, meaning that the computer systems could be shut down or damaged by viruses or other hacker attacks? (Half sample)

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The Washington Post poll

Question 17 of 27

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Americans are divided on whether Congress should pass a law making it easier for the government and private sector to exchange data about security threats in cyberspace, according to a new Washington Post poll.

This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone May 17-20, 2012, among a random national sample of 1,004 adults, including 740 internet users, landline and cell phone-only respondents. Results for the full sample have a 3.5 point error margin, and four points for results among internet users. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by PSRAI of Princeton, New Jersey.