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Smartphone Photos Pose Risk To Children's Safety

Hits: 5903 | Rating: (2.6) | Category: Community & Lifestyle | Added by: sutra46
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Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 613 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 8:46:14 AM
Sheer BS too. I turned on the GPS on my phone, took a picture and posted it directly on FB. The posted pic has all the metadata stripped away. Didn't even have the same file name. Not only are they fear-mongering, they are flat out lying.

Male, 18-29, Canada
 506 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 7:53:26 AM
Sheer stupidity and panic. What would a person do with this info that they couldn't do with some psychotic style stalking? If a person is going to go to this length to track a kid, then there's little you could do to stop against it. Crazy finds a way.

Male, 40-49, Canada
 4597 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 7:08:12 AM
Surprised this wasn't Fox News.

If someone is going to track your kid, it's just as easy to follow them around as it is to use the Internet. The only real recourse is to keep them locked up, inside, until they are old enough to carry a gun! **Rolls eyes***

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 915 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 6:55:18 AM
since when is exif data "new" technology

Male, 30-39, Europe
 4884 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 6:42:39 AM
Gods, the fear-mongering the US media does! All these loaded words and phrases!

Male, 50-59, Western US
 33910 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 6:11:46 AM

@ trippyhippy9 - you shouldn't be flip about it. It's a searious threat. Death is the #1 killer in our country.

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1672 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 5:28:25 AM
Save yourself some time. Simply cross reference a facebook user name with a new piece of technology called, a phonebook.

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 562 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 4:33:25 AM
Yeah, there is a crazy risk involved. Just like how being alive increases your risk of death by 100%!

Male, 30-39, Europe
 212 Posts
Thursday, May 23, 2013 2:09:31 AM
the evils of exif meta data

Male, 30-39, Canada
 721 Posts
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10:59:27 PM
10 years this is not new. wake up newbies.

Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14367 Posts
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10:34:24 PM
Fools' names, like fools' faces,
Are often seen in public places.

- Thomas Fuller

Male, 40-49, Asia
 12320 Posts
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 8:54:51 PM
So someone could find a pic of someone being horribly abused by a circus clown with a purple 10" strap on dildo and metatag it with the ABC Action News dressing room?

Male, 30-39, Western US
 54 Posts
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5:23:35 PM
That whole clip was full of the dumbest bunch of retards I've seen in a long, long time. THE INTERNET ISN'T PRIVATE.

Male, 40-49, Southern US
 2272 Posts
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5:22:36 PM
This is stupid. How is it a safety issue?

Is it like some creeper who only ever *thought* about snatching a child is suddenly going to go through with it now? Because of smart phone technology?

A creeper is gonna creep.

Male, 18-29, Canada
 311 Posts
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 5:01:53 PM
Wow... people are so ignorant of technology it's hilarious.

Female, 40-49, Asia
 2481 Posts
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:31:15 PM
Link: Smartphone Photos Pose Risk To Children's Safety [Rate Link] - Pics you email or upload from your smartphone could leak info that can threaten your privacy & safety of your children

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