Privately querying location-based services with SybilQuery

  title={Privately querying location-based services with SybilQuery},
  author={Pravin Shankar and Vinod Ganapathy and Liviu Iftode},
To usefully query a location-based service, a mobile device must typically present its own location in its query to the server. This may not be acceptable to clients that wish to protect the privacy of their location. This paper presents the design and implementation of SybilQuery, a fully decentralized and autonomous k-anonymization-based scheme to privately query location-based services. SybilQuery is a client-side tool that generates k-1 Sybil queries for each query by the client. The… CONTINUE READING
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