Deitel Presents Location-based Services: Big Help or Big Brother?
The ability to locate users and provide them with information is crucial to the development of the wireless internet, but it also raises significant privacy concerns. Deitel reviews the potential benefits and dangers of location-based services.
In this article, we discuss various location-based services and
location-identifying technologies under development and in use today. We examine
the automotive industry, fleet tracking, wireless marketing and advertising,
wireless mapping, security and theft control and location-based technologies
used in the agricultural and environmental fields.
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