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Well big win for Google this week the Federal Trade Commission says Google has not violated antitrust statutes -- the way it arranges its web searches and now with location data it seems like.
There's not much the search engine cannot -- for example.
The new web page designed by students at Rutgers University called the beat.
This takes is to -- -- photos and then uses Google street view to pinpoint the location of your pictures at the time they were take it.
Joining us not a talk about it is -- Jeremy Kaplan the science and technology editor for foxnews.com.
A Jeremy that.
The capability of this thing was described by the web -- his moto as in -- -- -- -- described as quote.
A stalkers wet -- you concur with -- I think this is if not a call for action industry they call for alarm is the kind of thing that we -- warning people about for ages.
We really have to be more aware of the kind of information that we're sharing and and -- -- we don't have a clever term like fiscal cliff for this.
That's caught the information -- if that's going to get people aware and thinking about the information that's posted.
This is very disturbing and what you said is exactly ready takes pictures that are posted to Inkster Graham which everyone is using our.
Tens to hundreds of millions of people that are now using this photo sharing website.
And it marries them with.
The it takes the information about where that picture was taken and -- it with the Google street maps view of that exact location and this is fine if you're on vacation.
If your say in the Bahamas and here I am -- -- and my wife and I taking a picture of dinner -- the Bahamas and here's the exact location the Bahamas but if you're taking picture for example of the new big screen television that you just purchased.
Here's my new big screen TV everyone and oh by the way here's a street map of my house you think about it from that context this is certainly -- very scary thing.
The war is -- or Jeremy if you if you you were on vacation in the Bahamas and you had previously shown a picture of renewed big screen TV.
Then that some think would know that you are not at home at the time and knew exactly where your house well.
Precisely we all need to take a few steps back I'm all in favor of these sites I use all these sites myself I like them we need to be very cognizant of the information -- -- posting.
And how all of the different places that have bits of information on us can be smush together and aggregated and -- this very large deep.
Wide picture of exactly who we are on the web.
You know -- Jeremy -- we've gotten reached a time now we've got their cameras watching us on the street watching our our license plates are Smartphones are basically.
A tracking devices people can -- that way -- thing you've ever written.
In an email or in -- -- can be blown up on a three -- five foot card for a jury or to judge to see where president.
That's exactly the the right question be asking here we need to stop and think about how much information we're sharing here.
You're talking about tweets The Library of Congress has been aggregating tweets they have several billion of them now I think it's a twenty billion tweets that it is permanently stored.
So that's something you wrote casually you weren't thinking about it.
Boom that's connected your profile as well all of that information can be smush together and aggregated after seeing here today.
Jeremy Kaplan science and technology editor foxnews.com thanks very much for that insight from Africa thank you bottom line here is there is no privacy anymore thank -- Still to come on a.
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