Spatial Cloaking Revisited: Distinguishing Information Leakage from Anonymity

  title={Spatial Cloaking Revisited: Distinguishing Information Leakage from Anonymity},
  author={Kar Way Tan and Yimin Lin and Kyriakos Mouratidis},
Location-based services (LBS) are receiving increasing popularity as they provide convenience to mobile users with on-demand information. The use of these services, however, poses privacy issues as the user locations and queries are exposed to untrusted LBSs. Spatial cloaking techniques provide privacy in the form of k-anonymity; i.e., they guarantee that the (location of the) querying user u is indistinguishable from at least k-1 others, where k is a parameter specified by u at query time. To… CONTINUE READING
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