Tag Archives: privacy

  • [On the security and privacy of] messaging tools

    Messaging, either using your computer or smartphone is becoming a big deal lately in terms of security and privacy. Whether you are discussing with a friend for this cool queer movie you saw, or for details about a demonstration you are organizing, you might want to do this without making it really easy for organizations […]

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  • Photos, privacy and the weird EXIF data

    Did you know that whenever you take a (digital) photo your camera usually saves (in the photo) a bunch of additional private (meta-)data? Most of this can be usually found in the properties of the respective file. An example is show bellow: This is called EXIF (i.e., Exchangeable image file format; also see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchangeable_image_file_format), and can […]

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