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[liberationtech] Metadata Cleanup trough File Format Convertion?

Nick liberationtech at njw.me.uk
Wed Jul 17 12:22:50 PDT 2013


Quoth Fabio Pietrosanti (naif):
> If a JPEG is converted to PNG, "maybe" all metadatas are lost. (this
> has to be verified)
> If a DOC/DOCX is converted to a PDF, maybe all metadatas are lost.

Interesting topic. I'd be most worried about watermarks, as 
depending on the format they may well remain, and be difficult to 
find or test for. I don't know if they're routinely used, but it's 
certainly something to be aware of.



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