Executive Counsel » Lawmakers Eye Geolocation Apps

by Kevin D. Pomfret, LeClairRyan, Executive Counsel Magazine, April/May 2011

Geolocation technology enables devices like smart phones to collect data “about where people go and what they do,” the author explains. “This information can be aggregated with other information to determine ‘who they are’ with precision and accuracy.” Geolocation technology raises concerns in part because significant benefits of the technology often are overshadowed by sensationalized media accounts of real or perceived privacy breeches, according to the author.

For full text of the summary, visit Executive Counsel » Lawmakers Eye Geolocation Apps. For full text of the article, you will need to subscribe to Executive Counsel or purchase this month’s magazine.

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