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GEO PRIVACY

February 19, 2010

The creators of a new Web site called PleaseRobMe.com say they are not trying to encourage burglary, rather, they want to raise awareness about locational privacy, reports InformationWeek. The site aggregates social media data to create a clearinghouse of who's home and who's not home. "The danger is publicly telling people where you are," site co-founder Frank Groeneveld wrote on his blog. "This is because it leaves one place you're definitely not...home."
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