We want private internet browsing for "payment security", survey finds (ahem!)


Let’s come clean and admit it: the reason we want private internet browsing has nothing to do with card fraud – right?

52% of men polled said they had already used private web browsing, while only 39% of women said the same. 62% of respondents cited payment security as their main motivation, whereas 36% said it was handy so their partner wouldn’t know what they had bought.

This statistical nugget was brought to us my discount site Myvouchercodes.co.uk, polling 1,690 people. Said Mark Pearson, chairman of MyVoucherCodes.co.uk:

“It’s interesting to see that more men welcome private browsing than women.