Wireless applications: influences and risks of location identification technologies

Gururajan, Raj (2001) Wireless applications: influences and risks of location identification technologies. In: ACIS 2001: 12th Australasian Conference on Information Systems , 4-7 Dec 2001, Coffs Harbour, Australia.

Abstract

With the advent of Wireless Application Protocols (WAP), location technologies have gained sudden importance. These location technologies combined with wireless devices (or commonly known as mobile devices) assist organisations to locate and precisely identify individuals. While the technology is a boon to instant marketing, certain implications associated with security and privacy has been questioned in recent weeks. This paper provides a discussion on the type of location technologies used in a wireless application domain, their influences in terms of identifying individuals and associated applications, and the implications in the uptake of electronic commerce.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Paper no. 26
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2007 11:55
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2018 23:39
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0803 Computer Software > 080303 Computer System Security
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150307 Innovation and Technology Management
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100510 Wireless Communications
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/12393

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