Americans' trust in tech companies hits new low – Axios

Trust in tech companies has continued to decline in the U.S. and Canada, while rising in most of the rest of the world. That's according to fresh data from Edelman's annual 2022 Trust Barometer, shared first with Axios.
Why it matters: The decline in trust comes as pressure is mounting for regulators and legislators to more tightly regulate the industry and its perceived excesses.
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What they're saying: "The trajectory of trust in tech makes complete sense if you consider it within the context of world events," said Dan Susong, chair, U.S. Tech Sector at Edelman. "I'd suggest that tech can — and will — regain trust if it commits to better education — about what it is, what it does."


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