Topic: Geotaging and where not to!

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VsKbPhotos (Over 1 year ago)
I've notice lately people geotaging where they live, ya might want to read this:

Personally I love the geotags especially on the outdoors stuff but I would never geotag my house or anything personal.
Nathanael (Over 1 year ago)
Isn't this just common sense?

Anyone who still has a landline but doesn't use an unlisted number is in the same boat, really. You're just a search away.

Very few people that are making synths have cameras with GPS sensors built in. What's more, these don't work indoors - you need a direct line of sight with the satellites who provide the GPS location.

Ultimately, different people are going to make different choices about personal security, but I can't possibly imagine taking tons of photos of my house and the things that fill it with the plan to upload them to a site like Photosynth without considering whether or not to make the synth private or not or whether to geotag the synth or not.

Geotagging your synth is usually a very manual process which many people don't even know how to do, so again I can't imagine doing it without considering the consequences.

It's fair to warn people; I just don't know how someone wouldn't think this through.
VsKbPhotos (Over 1 year ago)
Nathanael, take a look and guess what, this is now on the Photosynth home page.