Twenty-eight percent (28%) of voters nationwide believe new technology companies should be required to get permission from the government before offering their services to consumers. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 45% disagree and 27% are not sure.
There is a stunning generation gap on this question. By a narrow 41% to 37% margin, voters under 35 believe government approval should be required. Older voters tend to reject the idea. Among senior citizens, just 16% are in favor of it while 52% are opposed (see crosstab results).
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The national survey of 1,002 Registered Voters was conducted April 14-15, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.
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