Daniel Sinclair+ Your Authors @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China Oct. 14, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Is there any substantive validation to support this? It seems so outlandish. It’s incredible easy to locate any public figure; every YouTuber is doxxed within days after moving. But the pupil framing is odd. While it’s possible, the resolution is unlikely.  https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/arrested-japanese-stalker-pupil-image-reflections-66202013 

This statement on finger prints from the epicenter of these stories makes me think it has little credibility... and that Japanese police just aren’t a fan of ✌️📸 culture.  https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/10/12/national/crime-legal/alleged-japanese-stalker-studied-reflection-photos-pop-stars-pupils-find-lived/ 

Being scared to be doxxed by pupil reflections in your social media posts is a laughable red herring, really. Your cell phone carrier, municipality, and state DMV are selling your real-time location & home address to thousands of companies & individuals.  https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43z3dn/hundreds-bounty-hunters-att-tmobile-sprint-customer-location-data-years 

If I were to guess, this is a poorly understood hacking case misconstrued through the translation and anonymous source telephone game & poor reporting, reframed through the hysteria of social media dystopia stories for clicks. You should be afraid of literally anything else 🤷‍♂️

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