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Site Aims To Help Users Understand Their Privacy

ONLINE PRIVACY

April 17, 2012

PCWorld reports on a new site aimed at helping users understand online privacy. Priveazy launched its beta site earlier this week and allows users to watch tutorials and then take quizzes on how well they understand various sites' privacy practices. They can then take action to improve their online privacy. Lessons include topics such as browsing the web safely, blocking web trackers and protecting one's e-mail account. The site does not sell users' information to advertisers, its owner says, and destroys visitors' IP addresses after 72 hours. "We have identified four or five ways we could make money, but advertising isn't one of them. It's simply not in our DNA," he said.
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