Location Services: Assistance Needed?

Rockwell, Mark
March 2004
Wireless Week;3/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the need for standards on the provision of location-based services (LBS) by wireless communication carriers in the U.S. Concerns of privacy groups over the use of LBS; Information on the Find Friends services offered by AT&T Wireless Inc.; Examples of abuse of location information; Significance of the issuance of wireless privacy standards by the wireless advisory committee of TRUSTe.


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