A majority of participants in the poll believe the internet has brought greater freedom.
Well of course that's true. Never before could a disabled grandmother make friends with like-minded people around the world. There is no judgment about physical attributes between people who can't see each other—simply a sharing of ideas and thoughts on our lives.
However, more than half of those interviewed revealed that it is not a safe place to express their opinions. Many believe that greater freedom goes hand in hand with increased government surveillance.
See the full BBC article, which will open in a separate tab, here. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26824802
If I really paid attention to the ramifications, I wouldn't write a daily blog. How many of you feel the same?