Consumer confidence in the Internet is growing.

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Trend Micro Incorporated announced this May the results of its second Internet Confidence and Safety Survey which is carried out twice a year and provides an overall measurement of consumers' confidence and perceived safety of the Internet.

According to the survey, users who felt confident when using the Internet increased from a confidence index of 39.0 to an index of 39.9. However, while the overall confidence score had increased, consumers in the US and France indicated that their confidence had dropped from an index of 44.4 and 41.1 respectively in August to 43.8 and 39 in February. The increase in confidence was led by the UK, Germany and Japan, each of which demonstrated an increase. Of these, the UK showed the most notable increase in confidence, from 42.2 in August to 46 in February. The index comprises a complex calculation based...

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