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74 percent trust major online retailers, such as Amazon, with their personal information; 68 percent trust banks and brokerage companies.

52 percent trust state and local governments, 49 percent trust search portals like Google or Yahoo.

48 percent trust the federal government with their personal information.

28 percent trust social networking sites like Facebook.

Source: A Harris Poll of 2,091 U.S. adults surveyed June 28 to July 2 and released Tuesday.

Nays, yeas, neighs and yays to jharper@washingtontimes.com.