Did you know that your data on any product is available globally with a public URL? No password, no security, anything. Go to your google dashboard and request to download your data, after that you will see a JSON file for each photo you have, each message you sent or for anything you use inside google ecosystem from purchasing products to YouTube search history. You will see that public URL in that JSON file

@ggnoredo You can't even download your data as a JSON file... I can only get a zipfile containing the data slammed in something like my GDrive or Dropbox (or mailed to me or w/e)

@pedro @ggnoredo downloaded it, looked in the JSON file... aaaaand nothing (tested with locationhistory).
So unless it has to be a specific one and/or there is a major difference between the exported for Country A and Country B, I'ma have to call bs on this one...

@finlaydag33k @pedro sorry but no. Please have a look at the screenshot that belongs to 1 of my photos in google photos. That url is public

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@ggnoredo Hmm.. interesting... if I export my photos it indeed seems to give a public URL as well...

That's ehm... kinda bad yea...

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