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Towards Mobile Internet: Location Privacy Threats and Granular Computation Challenges

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Towards Mobile Internet: Location Privacy Threats and Granular Computation Challenges
The bulk of contents out on the Internet continue to grow at an astounding pace. As computing and communications become ubiquitous, we are entering the Mobile Internet Computing era, where people, devices, and vehicles are connected at all time and the Internet access capability is being embedded in billions of wireless devices such as PDAs, cellular phones, and computers embedded in vehicles (e.g., navigational systems on cars). By extending the Internet through mobile information access, the Mobile Internet is on a trajectory to offer all of the same features and value propositions as the traditional Internet, with the promise of greater information access opportunity, richer and devicespanning Internet services and experiences, thanks to continuous availability and location awareness. While location-aware computing promises convenience, new business opportunities, and a wide array of new quality of life enhancing services, the ability to locate users and mobile objects accurately a...
Ling Liu
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where GRC
Authors Ling Liu
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