Stolen Camera Finder uses the serial number stored in your photos to search the web for other photos taken with the same camera.
If your camera is stolen, you now have at least a chance of finding it thanks to the Stolen Camera Finder by Matt Burns. If your camera is stolen, you now have at least a chance of finding it thanks to the Stolen Camera Finder by Matt Burns. It works by searching the web for photos bearing the serial number of your camera. This number is embedded in the EXIF data of every photograph you take.
Stolen Camera Finder Extension for Chrome
Silent extension that keeps an eye out for photos taken with stolen cameras
Quietly sitting in the background, this extension enables you to help contribute to the search for lost and stolen cameras.
While you browse the internet, if you load a jpeg image that contains an embedded serial number, that serial number is submitted to the stolencamerafinder database.
We have no interest is exposing personal data and take active steps to try to prevent it. However, it must be understood that by using this plugin, any images you view in the browser could be listed in search results. For example, if you view an image online that is only secure in the sense that the url is hard to guess, it may end up being listed in the results. If you have any concerns about this, please get in touch.