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Lack of Interest Usergroup permission to erase EXIF from users media

Discussion in 'Media Gallery Closed Suggestions' started by Alfa1, Nov 12, 2014.

  1. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    In the post-Snowden era, people are more privacy aware.

    Please add a usergroup permission:
    - can delete EXIF information from own media.
    - can set options not to upload EXIF information.

    By making it a usergroup permission, it can be part of account upgrades.
    adonismale and HWS like this.
  2. HWS

    HWS Well-Known Member

    There is no need for a user group permission.

    VERY, VERY important would be a system wide admin switch (or even a fixed setting!) to completely erase all geo EXIF location data when uploading any image to XenForo (be it XFMG or regular attachments). This is a huge security problem, since most people are not even aware that they publish their home address when uploading a picture!

    All other EXIF data can and should stay, because it can be used after uploading..

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