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1. (WO2001039528) METHOD FOR ENABLING A USER TO BE NOTIFIED OF HIS/HER POSITIONING REQUESTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/039528    International Application No.:    PCT/EP1999/009043
Publication Date: Fri Jun 01 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 24 00:59:59 CET 1999
IPC: H04W 8/08
H04W 8/16
Applicants: NOKIA CORPORATION
WALLENIUS, Jukka
HAUMONT, Serge
KALL, Jan
Inventors: WALLENIUS, Jukka
HAUMONT, Serge
KALL, Jan
Title: METHOD FOR ENABLING A USER TO BE NOTIFIED OF HIS/HER POSITIONING REQUESTS
Abstract:
The present invention proposes a method for processing an information request in a communication network, wherein a requesting side contacts a first element of said communication network and sends a request for specific information of a subscriber, said method comprising the steps of receiving a request for subscriber specific information, processing the request for said subscriber specific information, wherein in said processing a second network element is triggered, checking by said second network element, whether a permission for releasing said subscriber specific information to said requesting side is present, and, if a permission for releasing is present, forwarding said subscriber specific information to said requesting side, and if no permission for releasing is present, refusing the request for said subscriber specific information. The present invention also proposes a corresponding device and/or system. The present invention enables a consultation of the subscriber whether he/she permits a release of information concerning him/her, e.g. by using an intelligent network environment.