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“These days it is easier than ever for the bad guys to find out more about where you go and what you do with the help of a new technology called geotagging.” So begins a very informative article I recently read, which was put out by McAfee in the Fall edition of their Security News and advice.

“Geotagging tracks exactly where photos and videos are taken by including data in the image file that records your longitude and latitude. This technology is prevalent in images taken by both smartphones and digital cameras.” The article goes on to look at different scenarios that could occur from posting geotagged photos online. I found it a very interesting read which made me think twice about the photos I post online and would be well worth sharing with older students too.

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