Thursday, August 13, 2009

How Secure Are Your Private Photos?

How Secure Are Your Private Photos?: "

The Found Photos project consists of a collection of private photos which file-sharing users have unknowingly made public when installing P2P software.

The result is a pastiche of modern life upon which you can’t feel at least slighty guilty for intruding:

The Found Photos project started in 2004, while searching for mp3’s using a filesharing program.

After downloading a folder of mp3’s, I came across a folder named ‘pictures’ inside of the album folder, and found a handful of digital camera photos. This made me wonder what else was out there, what people are publicly sharing - after a few quick keyword searches I came across thousands of them publicly shared.


From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Nick9000.

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