Homomorphic Encryption to Preserve Location Privacy

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Topic: Security
Format: PDF
Recently user privacy becomes an important security goal in most computer applications especially in context aware services. One of the most popular services in this field is Location-Based Services (LBSs) that deliver the desired data based on the user's location. Although these services make the life easier, they lead to a privacy risk. To get the desired services, a user should disclose their location; so their location privacy is threatened. In this paper, the authors consider a group of users who wants to use a location-based service while preserving their location privacy.

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