Thursday, March 11, 2010

A Cat Mask Won't Save You: Chatroulette Map Exposes Your Location

A Cat Mask Won't Save You: Chatroulette Map Exposes Your LocationIt only gets worse. but note that, unless you are a school or large corporation with your own static IP address, this mapping will not be accurate. it will map to your ISPs node location, not yours. But it may be within a 20 mile range of where you are connecting. the largest risk is what you share on webcam. you can give out your telephone number, address or email, or pose in the nude, or torture kittens, but getting a rough sense of where you are in the world takes away some of the perceived anonymity.
think about it!

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