Perceived Privacy in Location-Based Mobile System

  • Maija Elina Poikela

Part of the T-Labs Series in Telecommunication Services book series (TLABS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  10. Back Matter
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About this book


This work aims at understanding behavior around location information, including why users share such information, why they protect the data, and what kind of other factors influence the decision to behave in a certain way. This book explores privacy in the context of location data, and answers questions such as what are the privacy related behaviors in this context, and what are the factors influencing such behaviors. The book gives an overview to what privacy means for users in terms of understandings, attitudes and valuations. This book discusses reasons for why research around this topic is challenging, and presents various methods for diving into the topic through empirical studies. The work is relevant for professionals, researchers, and users of technology.

  • Presents an in-depth overview of perceived privacy in the context of location-based services
  • Extends beyond hypothetical assessment of behavior by analyzing user behavior in long field studies
  • Includes qualitative interviews, field studies, and data collected using different types of location-based application


Usable privacy Perceived privacy Location privacy Privacy calculus Valuation of location privacy Quantification of subjective privacy Modelling privacy behavior Location protection behavior

Authors and affiliations

  • Maija Elina Poikela
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  1. 1.Quality and Usability LabTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-34170-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-34171-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2192-2810
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-2829
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