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Preserving Privacy in Environments with Location-Based Applications
January-March 2003 (vol. 2 no. 1)
pp. 56-64
Ginger Myles, University of Arizona
Adrian Friday, Lancaster University
Nigel Davies, University of Arizona and Lancaster University

The increase in location-based applications makes protecting personal location information a major challenge. Users must be able to control their location privacy but should be able to do so without constant intervention--that is, they should be freed from having to click "ok" whenever an application requests access to their location information. The article describes a system that lets users automate control of their location information, thereby minimizing the extent to which the system intrudes on their lives.

Index Terms:
Location-Based Applications, location privacy, LocServ
Ginger Myles, Adrian Friday, Nigel Davies, "Preserving Privacy in Environments with Location-Based Applications," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 56-64, Jan.-March 2003, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2003.1186726
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