Selective cloaking: Need-to-know for location-based apps

  title={Selective cloaking: Need-to-know for location-based apps},
  author={Benjamin Henne and Christian Kater and Matthew Smith and Michael B Brenner},
  journal={2013 Eleventh Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust},
Currently location privacy settings of mobile operating systems are limited to the option of enabling or disabling the use of location completely or on a per-app basis. When location use is allowed, users always reveal their location in full precision even to apps that do not need it. For instance, weather forecast apps and navigation apps both get the most exact location a device can determine. Up to now, mobile privacy research was focused on the recognition and prevention of disclosure of… CONTINUE READING
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