The FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau in consultation with Federal Trade Commission staff held a public education forum featuring representatives of telecommunications carriers, technology companies, consumer advocacy groups and academia on June 28, 2011, exploring how consumers can be both smart and secure when realizing the benefits of Location Based Services (LBS). Topics included: how LBS works; benefits and risks of LBS; consumer DOs and DON’Ts; industry best practices; and what parents should know about location tracking when their children use mobile devices. See the Public Notice for more information.
- Technology and Privacy in Mobile Location Services
Matt Blaze, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
- Wrap Up on Privacy and Location Based Services
Peter Swire, C. William O’Neill Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law of the Ohio State University