What Can Happen When You Don't Wipe PDF Metadata

PDF for Lawyers reports on another case of too much information being released when metadata is not wiped from a PDF file.

Yet another PDF metadata snafu — this time by the White House! In this article by PDF Zone’s Don Fluckinger, we learn that the 38-page Iraq policy document posted as a PDF shows a Duke PoliSci professor as the author. (Ouch!). This story joins last spring’s military secret redaction debacle as an example of why it is important to have at least a basic understanding of your technology.