Aussies are hoarding old devices out of fear their data will be stolen

According to new research, the average Australian is particularly average when it comes to recycling their old electronics. 

Not-for-profit E-waste recycling service TechCollect has found that 43-percent of Australians are holding onto their old tech “just in case”, and that just over half of those surveyed are worried they’ll lose their personal data or have it stolen.

Perhaps more surprising is the lack of public knowledge on the issue, with a huge 83-percent of respondents not knowing where to recycle e-waste, and 60-percent not even knowing it could be recycled at all.

Despite this, it seems that most people are aware their devices contain v…
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