Photo Protection HELP!

Photo Protection HELP!

This is a discussion on Photo Protection HELP! within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; As I was looking at “In The News the Good The Bad and The Ugly I saw a post where A pizza guy defended himself ...

Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Photo Protection HELP!

  1. #1
    Member Array rcsnpr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    NPR Florida

    Photo Protection HELP!

    As I was looking at “In The News the Good The Bad and The Ugly I saw a post where A pizza guy defended himself and killed his attacker. Some responded that the dead attacker had a MySpace account listed in the article. Now I think if someone was nosy, they could click the link to see his page. And they could see a picture on his page, and for some reason if they right clicked on it and it brought up the Context menu and then click on Properties, they might see the address to where the picture is stored. It could be stored on “Photobucket”. And if someone just copied the address and pasted to the url line and then just removed the last img address All the stored pictures could be seen. The part I need to know because I have a “Photobucket” account is, My account does this as well. I don’t really have anything to hide (as I am listing a picture so you can see how it can be done) but I prefer not to have all my pictures seen. Because I post on other places and realize some people may get the wrong idea if they did this for another pic and then saw all my Gun pics !! Some sheep may not be ready for my love of gun pics Or Fish pics Or Me pics. I now know some of the Photobucket users here have a way to not allow access to their Albums “Can Someone please tell me how to block access?” Thank you for your support.

  2. #2
    Distinguished Member Array SonofASniper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    WOW! You just gave me an education. I know my photbucket is set to private, but now I wonder if the way you described can be done irregardless.


    Ok I just tried it while I am logged out.

    I retrieved the following link from my post of items for sale:

    If you paste that link in the address bar, you bring up just the photo.

    Now per your instructions, I erased the /135.jpg to see if it would go to my albums and it took me to the login screen for photobucket.

    I have my privacy settings on photobucket set so that no one can view. It looks like the security also addressed the vary thing you just listed out, so if you change your privacy settings your pictures should be just fine.
    I will support gun control when you can guarantee all guns are removed from this planet. That includes military and law enforcement. When you can accomplish that, then I will be the last person to lay down my gun. Then I will carry the weapon that replaces the gun.

  3. #3
    Member Array magna750's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    I believe you can set photobucket to private and only allow pics to be seen with a password from friends. You can do what you described to a lot of pics on the web. I'll mess with my account later and see if can work with a password only.
    EDIT:oops the person above me beat me to it :)

  4. #4
    Member Array CharlieMike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    central florida
    Wow. There's nothing like humiliating two proud, wild animals by putting them in funny suits. That'll show 'em who's boss! :)

  5. #5
    Member Array TRICKORMATE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Tulsa, OK
    If they only knew the rabbits are laughing at them.. ha ha
    Read my story.

    Pictures in page 5 & 6

  6. #6
    Member Array rcsnpr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    NPR Florida
    Quote Originally Posted by ruertar View Post
    Wow. There's nothing like humiliating two proud, wild animals by putting them in funny suits. That'll show 'em who's boss! :)
    You can tell they ARE humiliated just by looking at their faces!
    They are my Sisters Children. (Don't tell her I told you that).
    Thanks guys for the help. I am A+ cert and I did network installs! I feel like a fool to miss the "Make Album Private" I had tried the "Do you want to link the pictures to your album?" And I turned that off, but it didn't work, and I missed other question.
    Thanks again.
    Oh by the way you think the Ducky and Bunny outfit was bad... Here they are when they "Won Over All Top Prize" at the Sarasota Pug Parade... LOL We had a blast! We ain't right in the head....

  7. #7
    VIP Member Array dukalmighty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Wow did Paris Hilton have a yard sale
    "Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
    --Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .

  8. #8
    VIP Member Array HKinNY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Nassau, NY(Long Island)
    And people wonder why animals bit and maul people. Wouldn't you!!!

  9. #9
    Distinguished Member Array nutz4utwo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Just a warning, the term "private" and internet generally don't belong in the same sentence. Changing your photo bucket setting will help limit who has easy access to your photos. It also prevents them from saving the photos to their computer. If they are clever, there are many ways around this...

    Anything that is displayed on your computer can be captured and saved (google search print screen or screen capture). Anyone who can see your photos can save them and do what they want.

  10. #10
    VIP Member
    Array dr_cmg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    The simplest way to make sure no one connects your gun photos with your other photos is to put your gun photos here on DC. There is a link at the top of the page for the DefensiveCarry Gallery. Feel free to use it. Until space gets tight (it's not going to happen) there is not limit. I currently have 346 photos in the DC Gallery.

    Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Caption this photo.
    By Floyd D. Barber in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: February 20th, 2011, 08:47 PM
  2. Protecting your protection- recording numbers, photo's???
    By AZDaven in forum Defensive Carry Guns
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: January 31st, 2011, 09:40 PM
  3. got my new scope for .22 (photo)
    By usmc0811 in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: October 23rd, 2010, 06:21 PM
  4. NYC Flyover Photo Released vs. My Photo
    By JonInNY in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: May 10th, 2009, 12:35 PM
  5. VM II Photo?
    By Himself in forum Defensive Carry Holsters & Carry Options
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: March 30th, 2006, 05:19 PM