To learn what the NSA can glean from metadata, Stanford students developed Metaphone, an app that analyzes phone records. How sensitive was the uncovered info? CNET's Sumi Das reports.
Make sure you're not communicating more than you intend to when sharing files and uploading images by excising some of the data about your data.
A study conducted by Stanford University graduate students has demonstrated that a lot of personal information can be gleaned just based on the phone calls you make.
Apple filed a patent application for a method to get and add metadata to files automatically using social networks. Because who wants to sit around entering it manually?
Imagine if there was a permanent, unchangeable barcode applied to every single piece of digital data you made. A consortium has issued a manifesto for making metadata persist forever.
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