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Hook, line and sinker: the dangers of Location-Based Services
Posted by RM on 04 October 2012 10:11 PM

Any new technology involves potential risks as well as potential benefits. Location-Based Services (LBS) are a case in point. Mobile apps using geolocation information are increasingly popular, offering people new ways to connect with nearby friends or find people with shared interests. Advertisers can tempt nearby customers with coupons and discounts, targeting people around the corner, and therefore more likely to stop in than those on the other side of world.

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