A University of Connecticut poll of 800 US adults showed the following results regarding web search monitoring:
– 60% oppose search engines storing the search behaviors of their users
– 65% oppose the US Government monitoring search behavior of citizens
– 50% oppose companies turning over search records to the government
– Only 5% of people polled were confident that their searches would remain private
The entire survey results are available @ University of Connecticut Poll on Government Investigation of Internet Search Engines.