Naive on the Web? The French!

Dreyfuss, Joel
October 2008
Red Herring;10/21/2008, p14
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the findings of a survey conducted for Paypal, the online payment service owned by eBay, regarding consumers in France. The survey reveals that the French are more trusting on the Internet than the rest of their European neighbors. The study also reveals that Internet fraud is more prevalent in English-speaking countries. Some five percent of French and Spanish Internet users have been defrauded online versus 10 percent of Internet users in Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain.


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