INTRO: The Mozilla has recently announced that a new privacy-oriented service which is called as Private Relay that will generate unique email IDs to help users sign-in to various sites and services without indulging or involving their real email address on it.
Firefox Brings New Services For its Users
As it is available as an add-on for Firefox, all the new service will help the users avoid the tracking by advertisers and all the spam operators by presenting all the incoming emails to the user’s real email ID. So, for now, to ensure that the users do not miss out on any important message. The service has now entered testing last month and is currently in an ‘experimental, invite-only alpha’ phase, but according to, a public beta is scheduled for later this year.
Private Relay adds UI to generate Unique, Random, Anonymous Email addresses
On their official post, from Mozilla, it said that it’s a new tool that will be a 1-click solution for every user wanting to end the online tracking by various apps and services. According to the firefox company, the “Private Relay eventually adds UI to create unique, random, anonymous email addresses that is forwarded to your real address. You can use your relay addresses to sign up for apps, sites, or different newsletters. When you’re done with this service, you can also disable or destroy the email address so you’ will never receive any more emails from it specifically. And, if the service has a happening, its data won’t be linked back to you“.
Private Relay is like which works similarly to ‘Sign-in with Apple’, which also offers the users quite similar options of hiding their email ID while they sign-in to various their online apps and services. But, unlike the information, which is a complete sign-up and sign-in tool, Mozilla’s new offering service is not a sign-in service, but it only offers burner email IDs that can be used while signing up for sites or newsletters.