January 3rd, 2011
Geotags and Location-Based Social Networking info
The U.S. Army has recently released an important presentation on "Geotags and Location-Based Social Networking"
that every soldier should read. The presentation warns against the dangers to OPSEC when telling everybody where you are by using location-based social networks such as Facebook Places and Foursquare, or by posting pics online with embeded gps info.
See also, a related article on ArmyTimes
, instructions for disabling geotagging in smart phones
, and a freeware to remove metadata from pictures
. (to get rid of geotags)