Re: [Usability] time stamps and privacy
- From: "Kevin D. Carlson" <kdesltd gmail com>
- To: Caleb Marcus <caleb marcus gmail com>
- Cc: Usability gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Usability] time stamps and privacy
- Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 14:49:20 -0600
I would assume they're referring to the fact that you can (with root
access) look at any image that exists in any folder that the user has
loaded in Nautilus. Even if they didn't look at it, it's still there.
On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 01:38 -0400, Caleb Marcus wrote:
> Can you explain how the thumbnails are a privacy breach?
> On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 01:13 -0400, Yuval Levy wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I am not sure if this is the right place to discuss these two issues,
> > but I feel they are important enough. As a tentative convert from
> > Windows (still dual booting, though with an increasingly share on the
> > Ubuntu/Gnome side of the divide) I have come across two potential deal
> > killers:
> > time stamps: I know I can use cp -p, but is there a similar
> > functionality in Nautilus? and if there is, why isn't it default?
> > <http://panospace.wordpress.com/2008/03/24/i-want-my-time-stamps-back/>
> > privacy: making thumbnails of every inserted media to a folder in the
> > user's home folder is a privacy breach. are those making the design
> > decisions aware of it? if so, has there been a discussion of the
> > benefits, alternatives and trade-offs? is there an option I am not aware
> > of to disable thumbnail caching for some or all media?
> > <http://panospace.wordpress.com/2008/03/24/i-want-my-privacy-back/>
> > thanks
> > Yuv
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