Privacy worry over location data

Thursday, 14 August 2008, 10:15 AM EST

Privacy advocates are warning of the dangers of rushing headlong into using location based services. The Centre for Digital Democracy told the BBC that "while these services will be a powerful force in our lives they are a potential privacy nightmare."

The Centre's comments follow Yahoo's launch of Fire Eagle which lets users manage information on where they are.

At the BBC.

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