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Protecting personal privacy in using geographic information systems

  title={Protecting personal privacy in using geographic information systems},
  author={Harlan Onsrud and Jeffrey Johnson and Xavier Lopez},
  journal={Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing},
Personal privacy is a social issue of increasing relevance to the geographic information system (GIS) community. The power of GIS processing and the crossmatching of geographic datasets with other datasets are raising strong privacy concerns. This article discusses current practices and trends in the collection, maintenance, and dissemination of personal information by government and industry through the use of GIS and related technologies. It reviews the development of legal rights in privacy… 

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