Privacy Issues of the W3C Geolocation API

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Doty, Nick; Mulligan, Deirdre K.; Wilde, Erik;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Computer Science - Human-Computer Interaction | Computer Science - Computers and Society
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDSOCIETY

The W3C's Geolocation API may rapidly standardize the transmission of location information on the Web, but, in dealing with such sensitive information, it also raises serious privacy concerns. We analyze the manner and extent to which the current W3C Geolocation API pr... View more
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