Combined with access timestamps, they can uniquely identify the source of any shared PDFs.
Source: https://social.coop/@jonny/107685726645817029 – Also includes tips for removing this data.
Privacy has become a very important issue in modern society, with companies and governments constantly abusing their power, more and more people are waking up to the importance of digital privacy.
In this community everyone is welcome to post links and discuss topics related to privacy.
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Back then, when I was still in academia, I actually put every paper I wrote and the corresponding data/code on my academic website for everyone to download. I can’t understand why this isn’t required for every (publicly funded) researcher!