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Forbes reports on a fledgling site using crowdsourcing to rate the privacy policies of hundreds of websites. Called “Terms of Service; Didn’t Read,” the site’s tagline states, “'I have read and agree to the terms’ is the biggest lie on the web.” Sites with the best practices are assigned to “Class A,” while the worst are put in “Class E.” Individual aspects of policies are given a “thumbs up” or a “thumbs down.” Meanwhile, researcher Rebecca MacKinnon’s “Ranking Digital Rights” project—which ranks companies on how well they respect users’ privacy rights—was thrust into overdrive since the NSA revelations.
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