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44fred
02-21-2012, 3:19 PM
Hey guys, didn't know where to start this thread. Mods please move to the appropriate location if this isn't it. Maybe a sticky in the private firearms for sale.
A friend of mine sent me this you tube link. Since our kids are way past the age of being targeted, I instantly thought about those that post pictures of firearms for sale (pictures taken with smart phones).
Your home could be targeted for a break in if the perp likes what he sees.
TURN OFF YOUR GPS FUNCTION BEGORE TAKING PICTURES!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2vARzvWxwY

God bless, Fred

Merc1138
02-21-2012, 3:22 PM
Ugh, wtf

"We found a menu of nearby children"

No, I don't care if you're reporting the news, that is not a statement that should be made.

Regardless of the metadata in pictures, there is a simple solution for this...

Stop publicly posting **** online. Even if you don't have the GPS tags, people post so much information about themselves the GPS tags aren't even necessary.

h0use
02-21-2012, 3:36 PM
crazy! good to know! thanks for posting

MaHoTex
02-21-2012, 3:52 PM
Thanks for this info. I had no idea the GPS info was included in the EXIF data. Yikes.

Rob454
02-21-2012, 9:10 PM
yeah I turned my camera GPS location off. A buddy of mine told me about this a while back