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Subject: Re: Remove all Thumbnails / Meta-Data?
Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 17:53:51 +0200
Interesting document. Thank you!
My program should remove all supported metadata and thumbnails. But because there are many different ways to store information inside images, I always recommend that you verify that the desired content was removed, as a safety precaution.
For viewing metadata there are many choices. A simple tool I use is exifread:
> Hi Dan!
> - Does your program remove all Metadata, especially all thumbnails?
> Regardless which format is used (EXIF, IPTC, manufacturer-specific)
> - Is it possible to view this metadata?
> There's is an interesting presentation  about images with
> accidentally published thumbnails on the web :-) .
> Thanks in advance!
> : http://www.ccc.de/congress/2004/fahrplan/files/316-hidden-data-slides.pdf
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