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Privacy Implications of Automated GPS Tracking and Profiling

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2 Author(s)
Iqbal, M.U. ; Sch. of Surveying & Spatial Inf. Syst., Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia ; Samsung Lim

The automobile has gradually evolved from an analog machine with mostly mechanical and hydraulic components to an electronic system with a growing number of computer-based systems. Within this "smart car" revolution, GPS vehicle navigation has attracted significant attention. There are efforts underway to use GPS vehicle navigation infrastructure for additional value-added services, for instance, mobility pricing of insurance infrastructure-less electronic toll collection, and GPS enabled parking fee collection. This article aims to raise awareness about privacy issues created as a result of GPS-based surveillance by conducting an experiment involving collecting positional data from a number of volunteers. A software protocol is implemented that takes this GPS data as input and generates a range of personal information about the individual including their home addresses, and social and work activities.

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Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Summer 2010

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