Strong location privacy: A case study on shortest path queries

K. Mouratidis
2013 2013 IEEE 29th International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW)  
The last few years have witnessed an increasing availability of location-based services (LBSs). Although particularly useful, such services raise serious privacy concerns. For example, exposing to a (potentially untrusted) LBS the client's position may reveal personal information, such as social habits, health condition, shopping preferences, lifestyle choices, etc. There is a large body of work on protecting the location privacy of the clients. In this paper, we focus on shortest path queries,
more » ... describe a framework based on private information retrieval (PIR), and conclude with open questions about the practicality of PIR and other location privacy approaches.
doi:10.1109/icdew.2013.6547441 dblp:conf/icde/Mouratidis13 fatcat:thzmzpguonco5c5kjojmzmh7jy