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I might be old school but it always seems very dubious for me to rely on a web server controled by who the f... know for such basic task that can be done more efficiently offline.

And also why is it free? Can we be sure the service won’t store every image send? Would be a nice way to gather free real word training example for a neural network so it can learn what frame contain nothing useful and what frame contain login/password. Because we can be sure that someone WILL send out login/password while network protocol will gladly be giving their good old IP adresse along...

That’s oddly specific, I am sure you have 100x better way to harvest passwords. Like run a free proxy server.

It depends on what is your target. No enterprise will tolerate that their employees set up a proxy (and even so clever employees are not the target).

However I’ve seen a lot of people using free web based tool to replace pretty basic dumb stuff such as assembling pdf.

Would’nt it be nice for a concurrent company to buy all pdf assembled by your employees using this web service based on company IP?

Of course nerd might find out that pdf is uploaded (most probably however he will use offline FOSS solution because he know better). But the basic employee that use this « because someone send them a link to this awesome tool » will never even thought of it...

I have no proof this scheme is used by scammers, but it seems highly plausible to me.

They say nothing is sent to the server, and why lie when it's so easy to check if they do or not.

It isn't for a typical user (although they probably won't care, even if they should). It would be nice if browser developers started thinking about this if — as I hope — more functionality gets pushed to the client-side, like this.

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