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1. (WO2014205220) METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING LEVELS OF GEOLOCATION ACCESS

Pub. No.:    WO/2014/205220    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/043188
Publication Date: Thu Dec 25 00:59:59 CET 2014 International Filing Date: Fri Jun 20 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: H04L 12/16
H04L 9/00
Applicants: GOOGLE INC.
Inventors: FAABORG, Alexander
WANSLEY, Andrew, Theodore
GHOSH, Angana
Title: METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING LEVELS OF GEOLOCATION ACCESS
Abstract:
A communication device may be configured to control access to geolocation services for applications on the communication device utilizing a first privacy access level setting that enables access to the geolocation services when selected, a second privacy access level setting that disables access to the geolocation services when selected, and other privacy access level settings that are different from, and fall between, the first privacy access level setting and the second privacy access level setting, and enable one time access to the geolocation services for the communication device when selected. The applications can include applications on the communication device that are managed and/or handled by a particular application service provider. The privacy access level settings comprise an anonymous one-time access and a non-anonymous one-time access.