Smart Phones and Posting Photos Online

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Smart Phones and Posting Photos Online
« on: August 23, 2010, 06:56:46 AM »
Did you know that smart phones geo-tag photos that they take with information about where they were taken? The location data isn't visible to the naked eye in the photo, it's embedded as encoded meta-data inside the picture, alongside information about what type of camera was used, camera settings, and so forth.

That means, anyone who accesses your digital photos can (if you haven't wiped the location meta-data) work out where you were when you take the snapshot.

Read more here:
http://www.sophos.com/blogs/gc/g/2010/08/23/stalk-site-exposes-danger-sharing-photos-online/
http://icanstalku.com/

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