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Author: patmckinney

Joined: 3/11/2010
Posts: 79
GCT Trips Taken: 10
OAT Trips Taken: 0
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29 countries

Traveler Since: 2009

January 22, 2014
I have been thinking about posting this for some time. We were talking with a bunch of friends about travel etc. and the topic came around to photos that are placed with user names on public websites. I had one photo on a website but it was of me underwater with snorkel gear and I didn't think you would ever know it was me. Well, with Target's problems and all that stuff going on, how does everyone else feel about that? Am I being overcautious?

Author: janice.

Joined: 3/18/2010
Posts: 372
GCT Trips Taken: 7
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Traveler Since: 1999

January 22, 2014

 Personally, I don't want to see a picture of myself every time I post a message so I don't use one. But I don't think there is any risk to those on the travel forum who do.  Relating this to Target's problems seems very far-fetched to me. 

Author: svncontinents

Joined: 11/25/2011
Posts: 231
GCT Trips Taken: 9
OAT Trips Taken: 10
Traveler Since: 2007

January 24, 2014

 We concur with Janice.  The biggest problem with posting photos on the web or any of the sharing sites is copyright problems.  Those photos are free game for anyone who wants them, unless steps have been taken to protect the rights.  But that doesn't seem to be a problem with those who share personal photos.

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