Context-Based Personalised Settings for Mobile Location Sharing

Location-Based Services (LBSes) are increasing in popularity, but create many privacy concerns for users. LBSes usually rely on the same default privacy settings for all users. In this position paper, the authors claim that such settings are inappropriate for location sharing and that settings should instead rely on contextual information to recommend personalised privacy settings for users. They present results of an initial user study (n=80) to corroborate this position, and suggest avenues for further research.

Provided by: University of St Andrews Topic: Mobility Date Added: Sep 2011 Format: PDF

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